Silkie twitching neck

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Zgm12, Aug 25, 2014.

  1. Zgm12

    Zgm12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I recently noticed two of my silkies twisting and twitching their neck repeatedly at random times. They are over 3 months old and very healthy. I have never seen them do this before and I am getting worried. Could somebody please help me figure out what it is and how to treat it?
     
    Last edited: Aug 25, 2014
  2. Suzie

    Suzie Overrun With Chickens

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    Sounds like wry neck...Silkies are sadly prone to this...try giving Vitamin B1 and Selenium...both are excellent for treating this condition...takes some time but it does help enormously...

    Eggs and fish are naturally full of vitamin B, Selenium is found in eggs, tuna fish, brazil nuts, barley,rice...

    Good luck!
     
  3. Zgm12

    Zgm12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much! I will try those things.
     

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