Something is wrong...but what?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by midwestchickenwrangler, Oct 25, 2011.

  1. midwestchickenwrangler

    midwestchickenwrangler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 6 week old silkie that doesn't hold her head up. She tucks it under her body and shakes her head like she is preening herself. She will tuck it under her chest and walk backwards until she hits a wall in her brooder and then tucks her head so far under her that she will sometimes flip over forwards. I have a video of her but don't know how to share it. Any ideas on what it could be?
     
  2. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Swelling of the brain I had a male silkies do that he ended up dying. [​IMG]
     
  3. midwestchickenwrangler

    midwestchickenwrangler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Is there any way to reduce the swelling?
     

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