Silkie thread!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by americana-chick, Feb 16, 2010.

  1. GoldBarRanch

    GoldBarRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like Wryneck. I havent had this happen but ive heard you can give them Vitamin E and Polyvi Sol used for humane babies. Its caused from vitamin deficiencies, particularly vitamin E or selenium. Silkies are more prone to this because they need more vitamin E
     
  2. GoldBarRanch

    GoldBarRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. henney penny

    henney penny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Make sure the polyvi Sol is WITHOUT IRON
     
  4. mama2my4

    mama2my4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    today is day 18.... lockdown!! 14 eggs including 11 cat dance! This is our first hatch ever and I am so excited/nervous!

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  5. JoshU

    JoshU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone know the correct dosage of drops of polyvi sol for a 6 week old silkie? And i have a lil baby applesau e to mix it in for the chick. Juat dont know how much or how often. Thanks
     
  6. henney penny

    henney penny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put two drops on beak twice a day and some in the water,when you use the poly don`t use medicated feed as it slows the absorption.
     
  7. JoshU

    JoshU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. Hope it works.
     
  8. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    Good luck with your hatch! I hope they pop like popcorn for you!! [​IMG]
     
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  9. Fancy Feathers

    Fancy Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is awesome, April, good luck!! [​IMG]
     
  10. BarnGoddess01

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    Fingers AND toes crossed for you!! Hoping for an AWESOME result. Very eggciting [​IMG]
     

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