Wry neck

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by henney penny, Feb 27, 2015.

  1. henney penny

    henney penny Songster

    Nov 21, 2009
    Northern Maine
    I just read on a poultry forum that feeding your new chicks medicated chick feed can cause wry neck,has anyone else heard that? Its hard for me to believe that as I have almost always feed medicated chick feed and have had only one case of wry neck in 6 years and that chicks was 4 months old
  2. rainbowrooster

    rainbowrooster Songster

    Nov 26, 2011
    I have never heard of such a thing. I have used medicated starter since I was a kid in the 80's
  3. Folly's place

    Folly's place Free Ranging

    Sep 13, 2011
    southern Michigan
    There's lots of fantasy "information" out there. Mary

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    Ain't it the truth?

    As my old Granny use to say, "Child, you can hear anything and everything in these parts but meat a-frying and money a-rattling."

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    Instead of tossing your chicken poops in the garden save them up and sell them down at your local holistic medicine RX.

    As a child I know that practitioners of "Folk medicine" saved the little white caps off of chicken poops and brewed up a tea out of these little white caps that was supposed to cure everything that ailed you.

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    Last edited: Feb 28, 2015

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