Wry neck or something else?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BGcoop, Apr 21, 2019.

  1. BGcoop

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    Hi everyone! So this little guy(girl?) acts a little strange. He keeps his head cocked to one side most of the time and tends to run in a circle before taking off in a straight line or if he/she is frightened. EBA40EAD-0D4C-4C12-A244-F2B12A49E91D.jpeg D9840489-3E17-4AE9-8DD1-FDCE07990522.jpeg
    He is capable of turning his head in all directions: 4E2409B8-110F-4028-89B7-80B746F310FB.jpeg But really prefers to keep it to the right, and the circles he runs are always to the right. Usually he only does one circle unless frightened, then it can be a couple. He eats and drinks well but is a little slower to get to the food due to the circle turning. Does this look like wry neck and what would the best treatment be? My other thought was maybe he is blind in one eye? Hence the head cock and circle turning so he can see his entire surroundings? How on earth would I confirm that? What do all you wonderful experts think???
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

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    It could be Wry Neck - that is just a term used to describe a neurological symptom.

    You can give 1-2drops of Poultry Nutri-Drench 2 times a day to see if that helps.
     
  3. BGcoop

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    Ok, for how long?
     
  4. Wyorp Rock

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    I would give her the vitamins for a week.
     
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