Silkies chick that

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Poultrybonkers, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 22, 2011
    keeps twiching his head is thart normal every time he pecks around his head is shaking and every time he drinks it does the same thing.none of the other 3 silkies does it.
  2. Blue_Myst

    Blue_Myst Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2009
    The head twitching could mean he has "wry neck," which mostly occurs in crested birds. Does he act like this?

    I'm not sure what to tell you for complete treatment, but I do know that many BYC members use the vitamin supplement Poly Vi Sol (without iron) just to make sure it wasn't caused by a vitamin deficiency. It doesn't necessarily mean you're feeding them the wrong food, some just need a little more than others.

    Good luck! Keep us posted!

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