Baby with bad wing! With pics!

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by Pigeon Power, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. Pigeon Power

    Pigeon Power Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know its never been broken...like I said before...Never seen this before and was wondering what it could be and if their is anything I can do.The one side is normal and feathered out the other still in pins...more pics if needed
     
  2. Pigeon Power

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  3. Hokum Coco

    Hokum Coco Overrun With Chickens

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    Could be it is just a late bloomer let us hope.

    I never seen anything quite like that either.

    Do not think there is much you can do except hope for the best.
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I also have never seen anything like that. Hopefully the weight of the pinfeathers is pulling the wing out like that. It almost looks like angel wing in ducks. Keep us updated on how this bird does.
     
  5. Pigeon Power

    Pigeon Power Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks to you both! I will keep you updated..so far no change
     
  6. Viva la Pigeon

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    Use a piece of electrician's tape around the wing after laying the feathers in the proper position (primaries under secondaries). Keep the tape on for at least 4 days and then check. This can be permanent if not corrected. It comes from extra protein in the diet causing the protein rich feathers to grow too fast. Good luck
     
  7. Pigeon Power

    Pigeon Power Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! Will try!
     
  8. Pigeon Power

    Pigeon Power Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went out this morning to maybe try my best to tape the poor thing all up and the little guy was up on top of the nest box with his parents wing looking completely normal....Hokum you were right just a late bloomer! I was very pleased!
     
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  9. Hokum Coco

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    @Sourland I had that condition in a few Muscovy ducks. Is there anything you can do for it? It did not affect the taste any I am glad to say.
     
  10. larrylofts

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    they say angel wing is caused by to much protein in the feed did you feed a chicken starter most the time that is the problem just looks bad birds are normal other than that
     

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