Angel Wing

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Hippychick01, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. Hippychick01

    Hippychick01 Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 28, 2010
    [​IMG] Could someone give me some information on "angel wing" I have a 8 week old duckling feathers are starting to come in and it appears the wings are pointing out to the side slightly. I have to work today and will try to post a pic tonight. I know protein in the diet may be factors, can someone tell the correct amount of protein for a duckling this old and also is there anything I can do if it does develop it to stop progression or even cure? This is my daughters baby it is so tame, I don't believe it thinks it is a duck. [​IMG][​IMG]
  2. nes

    nes Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 22, 2009
    Outside Ottawa

    This was my experience, it was just a growth spurt. Her right wing still has a small dip to it, but her left wing is completely normal. I never changed a thing, it was just the feathers from the top of her wing pushing down on the new feathers along the bottom. I don't know why it happened to her and not her brothers.

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