1. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wry Neck

    Wry Neck is a Vitamin e and selenium deficiency in poultry.


    This Thread is for anyone that thinks there chicken has wry neck or just wants to learn about it.

    Symptoms
    *Unable to pull head up

    *Twisted Neck
    *Staring up in the air
    *Tucking head under chest walking backwards
    *Head on other side of body

    Wry Neck can be the start of another disease such as Aspergillosis and Mareks





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    Chick with Wry Neck









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    Chick Star Gazing








    Causes
    *Vitamin e Deficiency

    *Head Injury
    *Genetics


    It will Slowly get worse if not treated.Treat it fast it may take years!!!!


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    Early case of wry neck




    Treatment

    First off separate your chicken to a stress free environment or Wry Neck gets Worse.You will need to go to a local pharmacy and get Vitamin E,Vitamin B and Selenium
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    Treatment
    *400iu of vitamin E a day
    *25mcg of selenium a day

    *One Human vitamin B pill you cant overdose

    *Massage the neck into the right position

    *Also make sure its getting enough food and water

    *Patience

    Tuna,Yogurt,Eggs are very good for chickens





    Prevention
    Make sure your chicken are getting high quality foods
    During hot days chickens need more vitamins i use sav-a-chick





    Ive dealt with Wry Neck for seven months and im still not done.With Wry Neck you have to be patient.Ive learned and studied Wry neck so much that i thought i would share it with other having the same problem.Ive never done one of these so sorry if im bad at it.
    Special thanks to @chickcrack




    Links for more info
    http://www.raising-happy-chickens.com/wry-neck.html
    http://fresheggsdaily.com/2014/04/preventing-and-treating-wry-neck-in.html









































































     
    Last edited: Oct 30, 2016
  2. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    My chickens have never had wry neck but its still a good idea to learn the symptoms
     
  3. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes it is.Sorry im fixing the glitches its doing on the page
     
  4. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    I just finished the first article, very informative
     
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  5. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks i tried my best for my first one[​IMG]
     

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