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Wry Neck??

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

  1. ladybubbline

    ladybubbline New Egg

    Jun 6, 2013
    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...

  2. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 26, 2011
    Southern Utah
    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.
  3. ladybubbline

    ladybubbline New Egg

    Jun 6, 2013
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    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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