Silkie wry neck

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Whitewinterwolf, Dec 22, 2011.

  1. Whitewinterwolf

    Whitewinterwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2011
    Massachusetts
    How do you prevent the wry neck?
    My silkies are establishing pecking order, and there starting to get a bit twitchy. Meaning bobbing there heads every now and then in an unusual manor.
    Besides separating, how do i help to prevent the wry neck?

    Oh, and there not fighting horribly, its just every now and then peck at each other, nothing to concerning.
    But seriously, what can I do if anything?
     
  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Both of my silkie girls are a lot "twitchier" than my other chickens. They're more spastic (in a hilarious way) and have a lot more bobbing and strange behaviors. So I wouldn't presume wry neck just based on that. Here's a good thread link about wry neck, especially a few posts down, where they talk about vitamin supplements: https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=97121
     

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