angel wing! Help!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bellah1, May 27, 2012.

  1. bellah1

    bellah1 Songster

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    one of my 4week old rouen ducklings just started developing angel wing. last night it looked a little off but by this morning i was sure thats what it is. i am wrapping it tonight and was wondering if its better to wrap just the wing itself or wrap the wing the to the body? any advice would be greatly appreciated. thanks
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Both. The wing needs to be wrapped to straighten out the wrist and then the whole thing needs to be secured to the body. Since angelwing is probably a genetic condition, you may not want to use this bird as breed stock in the future.

    Good luck.
     

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