Treating Wry Neck

Wry neck is a condition that is often referred to as “crook neck” and it typically affects ducklings and baby chicks.

Birds with wry neck cannot hold their heads up on their own and as it progressively gets worse, affected birds start to fall over or lie on their backs unable to walk freely on their own.

Certain breeds are more prone to developing the condition through injuries they get to their heads. This includes both Polish and Silkies.

Wry neck is not an easy, straightforward, or quick ailment to fix.

Non-iron Polyvisol for children is also recommended to boost the chick or duckling during this stressful time, one drop twice per day.

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