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Wry neck duck edible?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by FourSuns, Sep 18, 2016.

  1. FourSuns

    FourSuns New Egg

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    We have a duck this year that has wry neck syndrome and as we approach processing time I'm wondering if it's ok to eat it? She's done well all summer but still shows signs of the syndrome.
     
  2. dotknott

    dotknott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good question!
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    The main causes of wry neck shouldn't pose any danger to human consumption.
     
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  4. dotknott

    dotknott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This made me realize I don't actually know the main causes of wry neck.
     
  5. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wry neck is caused by Head injury or vitamin e deficiency don't think there would be any harm eating it
     
  6. FourSuns

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    Other than a slightly crooked neck and walking with a limp the duck does just fine. She's going for processing with the rest. I'll ask there if they know any more about it.

    Thanks for the feedback.
     
  7. DKFarms

    DKFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some rabbits develop a condition that causes their heads to tilt to one side. This condition is also referred to as wry neck, or torticollis. Head tilt can be caused by a variety of factors. One of the most common causes of wry neck is inner ear disease caused by a parasitic or bacterial infection.
     
  8. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The causes for wry neck is different for chickens/ducks should be fine to eat
     
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