Strange Silkie behavior

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by TAMMACLEAN, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. TAMMACLEAN

    TAMMACLEAN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I noticed last night and this morning that our 3 1/2 week old silkie was twitching its head. Not like shaking or anything but almost like it's trying to get water out of it's ear. I have brought him/her back inside to keep and eye on it. I'm just wondering if this is a normal silkie thing or if something could be wrong with it. If somethng is wroing is there something I can do to help him/her? I also noticed that none of my other chicks are doing this. Thanks.
     
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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  3. TAMMACLEAN

    TAMMACLEAN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I will try the vitamins for it. So I take it that its not catchy? My poor little silkie and the friend i brought inside look very sad and I'm sure they want to go back out with their "family".
     
  4. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    Wry neck is neurological and not contagious. It is best not to expose them to much cold when there are these symptoms, so I guess keeping silkie inside is best for now. I hope you see improvement.
     

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