2 month keets walking with wings spread out

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CarlisleCluck, Aug 20, 2014.

  1. CarlisleCluck

    CarlisleCluck Out Of The Brooder

    Keets are walking with their wings spread out as if to help with balance. This has been happening for 3 days. They take a few steps with their wings outstretched and then sit down. Their legs and feet appear fine (straight), their heads are fine (not turning backwards) and they don't walk backwards. Any ideas?
  2. bigredshaverhen

    bigredshaverhen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2014
    Under your bed
    How old are they? They are probably trying to balance, and I am no keet expert. Maybe they are recovering from some sort if illness? I had no idea what a keet is until I just searched on the internet!
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Flock Master Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
  4. CarlisleCluck

    CarlisleCluck Out Of The Brooder

    They are roughly 2 months old. They have not been ill - I sold them as week old keets and the person who has them has contacted me, so I am going by the info she gave me. She says it is like they don't have balance so they hold out their wings, but then can take only a few steps before sitting down. I will post the question on the guinea forum - thank you!

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