Weird symptoms

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sparton, Sep 1, 2016.

  1. sparton

    sparton Out Of The Brooder

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    We have a young silkie pullet presenting odd symptoms. She has pulled her neck back giving her that tucked in fluffed look. Along the front of her neck is hard, but not round or swollen. She isn't gasping for air, isn't coughing, and her eyes are clear .

    She was pecking around ok. Just the behavior has me worried. We have 5 other birds all healthy and not doing this.
     
  2. sparton

    sparton Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] here is an image of what I am talking about.
     
  3. Duck Drover

    Duck Drover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could it be wry neck? You could try giving Poly-Vi-Sol vitamin drops and see if that helps.
     
  4. sparton

    sparton Out Of The Brooder

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    We figured it out. She is the victim of extreme bullying. She is inside getting some tlc. Poor baby.
     
  5. Duck Drover

    Duck Drover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometimes things like wry neck or stargazing become symptomatic during periods of stress so it would not hurt to give some Poly-Vi-Sol (without iron) while she is getting some extra TLC. Taking her out of the stressful situation will also help.
     
  6. sparton

    sparton Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all for the suggestions. We ended up euthanizing her as her symptoms didn't improve with care and treatement.
     
  7. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Be Happy! Read more. Premium Member

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    Sorry for you loss.
     

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