Two Baby Quail newly-hatched w/problem

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by DanceswLabs, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. DanceswLabs

    DanceswLabs Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2010
    Wake County, NC
    I have just hatched 16 Coturnix, and 14 of them are doing well. They started hatching Sunday evening, and the last two to hatch hatched Tuesday. Those last two are not well. I think that they may have wry neck, but I wasn't sure if they can be born that way. Can they?

    These are not able to walk at all. They lie on their sides and struggle. I've been reading up on wry neck and feeling some hope that there is something I can do, but in reality, it seems to me that they are far worse off than the cases I am reading about. They can't move other than lie down and flail their legs.

    Should I try to save them, or am I prolonging the inevitable?


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