Angel wing in an older bird

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by saminpc, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. saminpc

    saminpc Chirping

    Jun 13, 2010
    I have a year and half muscovy drake and he has angle wings on both wings. Is there anything that can be done for him. I have read on the forum when the duck is very young there is help but what about one that is older? I adopted this duck from a friend who could not longer keep it. Any advice would be greatly appreciated, thanks

  2. katharinad

    katharinad Overrun with chickens

    There is nothing but corrective surgery this late in the game. The joints and bones are fully formed so it is to late at this point.
  3. Buttercup Chillin

    Buttercup Chillin Songster

    Oct 27, 2008
    SouthEast TX
    I had ducks with Angel Wing, not Drakes. They had no problems because of it. It is an esthetic issue for us not them. My girls raised several hatches just fine and were good mothers.

    Is your drake having problems?

    edited to add s's, my s button sticks.
    Last edited: Aug 12, 2010

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