Twisted Neck

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by DrMike, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. DrMike

    DrMike Hatching

    Jan 18, 2009
    Jackson, GA
    [​IMG] Our chicks came in the mail yesterday. All healthy and seem ok except for one. The hen twist her neck around to drink and remains in that position for a long time. Does anyone have any idea what might be wrong? We are brand new at this.

    Last edited: Mar 12, 2009
  2. Akane

    Akane Crowing

    Jun 15, 2008
    I've had a few hatch that the muscles are just all locked up in the neck so it gets stuck in weird positions. Sometimes it goes away after a few days and sometimes it doesn't. If it doesn't they usually don't make it. I haven't found anything that helps.

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