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Wry neck!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Laughingjax, Mar 22, 2013.

  1. Laughingjax

    Laughingjax Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 29, 2013
    Melbourne, Australia
    I think one of my 12 week old chickens has wry neck. It came on SO quickly =( I am stressing big time. These are my first time chickens. They are my babies and I care for them so much. Please help me! I live in Melbourne, Australia and all threads I have read say to use Polyvisol, which must be an american product because the pharmacy and store I went to have no idea what it is!! What should I use instead? Thankyou for your time to respond.
  2. Mtn Laurel

    Mtn Laurel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 18, 2012
    Northern Virginia
    My Coop
    Polyvisol is a liquid infant vitamin and mineral supplement. I'm sure there must be a similar product available in Australia. Below is a link to the Polyvisol web page. Maybe if you took the info to your pharmacist he could recommend a similar product. You would want it without the iron.


    Good luck!
  3. Laughingjax

    Laughingjax Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 29, 2013
    Melbourne, Australia
    Thank you so much. It is 10pm here so I will head to the pharmacy tomorrow morning with my list of ingredients. Feeling much better now. Thank you =)
  4. gallusdomesticus

    gallusdomesticus Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2008
    Lynn Haven, FL
    There are a lot of threads on this forum about wry neck in chickens. Take heart, it is not necessarily a fatal illness. Good luck with your bird.

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