Angel Wing?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by fowl farm, May 18, 2012.

  1. fowl farm

    fowl farm Songster

    May 9, 2012
    • Is this angel wing? I noticed the other day my duck's wing looked kind of ruffled and this afternoon I went out there and it really looks like angel wing to me. When Bugs (angel wing duck) is swimming it looks really bad, but when she is on land it just looks like a ruffled feather. What should I do? I have six Mallards and Bugs is the only one with the bad wing. It's her right one and she's about 6-7 weeks old.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    It is the early stages of angel wing. There are threads on dietary changes and wrapping to correct the problem. If you get right on it, you should be able to correct the condition. Good luck.
  3. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

    Sep 7, 2009
    Florida - Space Coast
    Yes, very new and mild case. The sticky topics at the top has a step by step photo tutorial on how to wrap.
  4. wildpeas

    wildpeas Songster

    Mar 18, 2012
    Port Orchard, Wa
    I just wanted to thank you for posting these pictures. I was wondering what to watch for in early angel wing and now I know!
  5. fowl farm

    fowl farm Songster

    May 9, 2012
    Another question. They're kind of wild. They know I bring food and accept my presence around them but they don't come running towards me every time they see me (unless they are hungry). Will the wrap stay on her? And I wonder if I'll be able to do it because she'll probably struggle a lot.And will I have to separate her away from the rest?

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