Angel Wing?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by needlessjunk, Dec 22, 2014.

  1. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When does angel wing start to form? My little girls are 3 weeks today and I have read through all the angel wing posts but I've noticed that most of the ducklings are 5+ weeks. I noticed that the tip of my white layer's wing starting to pointing out away from her body. Just the left one and I noticed it yesterday. I know they go through a funky wing stage and I hope that is just what it is. She is just getting her pin feathers and doesn't have anything but down on her wings. I can get a pic if that will help.
     
  2. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    If it's just the left wing it's likely AW. But yes, a photo would be delightful! :p
     
  3. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Didn't Woobles have AW?
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    And for good measure here is all of them outside enjoying our 70 degree winter day!
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  4. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    Yeah he did, and yeah, that looks like the start of slipped wing. I couldn't tell you about wrapping though, Wobs was treated when I was still interning at the vet clinic and I always had at least two pairs of hands to help me. :p
     
  5. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lucky you with the wrapping, but I'm pretty confident I can do it myself. I saw lots of pics when searching the topic. Would you wrap now or wait a little longer just to be sure that is AW?
     
  6. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    The sooner, the better. Since he's still so tiny you should only have to leave it on for a couple of days. Max, a week.
     
  7. Crazy4Fowl

    Crazy4Fowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is AW? [​IMG]
     
  8. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    It's short for Angel Wing.
     
  9. Crazy4Fowl

    Crazy4Fowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh ya lol that makes sense... thats why its called Angel Wing
     

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