Wobbly and Head "twitch"

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Farming Wife, Jul 6, 2016.

  1. Farming Wife

    Farming Wife New Egg

    Jun 27, 2016
    Carlisle, KY 40311
    I am very worried about two of my chicks, one Silkie that I rescued about a week ago didn't look very good to start with, he or she has very patchy feathers and will hardly walk. Now, it has developed a sort of "twitch" with its head.. It will barely walk so it just lays there and twitches its head and holds its eyes closed.

    What can I do to help it? I've provided it extra electrolytes to try and boost its energy. What could be wrong with it? Should I put it down or is there a way to help it without being to costly?

    Also I have a leghorn mix whom I've raised and is now about a month old. It has begun to act the same way...


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