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Twisted neck, no other symptoms

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Hillywu, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. Hillywu

    Hillywu Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 15, 2012
    Indiana, PA
    Help! One of my Ameraucana hens came out of the coop yesterday with her neck all twisted up. I'm seeing no other symptoms. No discharge, eating drinking and pooping okay. She is separated from all the other birds. I got some Vitamin B liquid yesterday and have been giving her that. I don't want to cull her if this is just a vitamin deficiency, but I also don't want to not cull her if it's something that can't be treated or may be something that can spread. She is 20 weeks old and has been fed Countryside Organics layer feed.

    Thank you for any advice. I am pretty new to chickens and doing my best to find my way.
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    It sounds like Wry Neck. I would start giving her some vitamin E supplements.
  3. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

    Jan 1, 2008

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