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Silkie With Crooked Neck?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by LittleBoPeep1, Feb 28, 2016.

  1. LittleBoPeep1

    LittleBoPeep1 Out Of The Brooder

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    My Silkie hen has a crooked neck! Her head is pointed down to the ground. She is a little less than a year old.

    Here are her symptoms:
    • She is lying down
    • She tries to tuck her head underneath her
    • She is slightly unstable
    • Even when she walks/eats/ect she has this "kink" in her neck (but her head is positioned down)

    She was hatching an egg about 3 months ago and had these same symptoms. After we took the egg away from her, she went back to normal except for a slight kink left in her neck. Now the same symptoms are back (but I do not think that she is broody). Any help would be greatly appreciated!

    Thank you
     
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  3. LittleBoPeep1

    LittleBoPeep1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for your response! My vet said that they cannot give me any Prednisone without my hen coming into the clinic. At this point, I think I should not move my hen too much. Do you know if I should do the treatment you recommended to me without the Prednisone? Thanks again:)
     

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