Wry Neck??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ladybubbline, Sep 8, 2013.

  1. ladybubbline

    ladybubbline New Egg

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    Went out on Friday to check on the chickens and saw one of the you roosters had a strange bend in his neck. We were away over the weekend so I did some research, and I saw wry neck as probable... :(
    So is this what it looks like?
    He was fine one day and has been with all the other chickens. He was perching at night, and I was thinking he may have fallen from there and injured himself. He is about 3 months old an we have had him at our farm since he was a few day old.
    What would proper treatment be? I've seen vitamin e and selenium listed, but how do you does a chicken?
    He's still eating and drinking fine, but is looking less engaged. He's a sweetie and I don't want him to suffer or be in pain...


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  2. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    He'll be fine with treatment from
    "Poly ViSol" without Iron, it looks like this. Give him a few drops a day until his neck is fine. This stuff is usually found by the medicine or baby isle, or you can ask a pharmacist at a walgreens or walmart.
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  3. ladybubbline

    ladybubbline New Egg

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    Thank-you!!
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Here is alink where they give instructions for vitamin treatment (there is also an ad. for Vit. E with selenium which it hard to find):
     

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