broken wing? can i do anything???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by spish, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    my darling donkey managed to somehow flip a chicken with his hoof today, breaking her wing in what feels like two places.
    she is a young chicken (17 weeks)
    is there anything i can do for her??
    its hanging down at the side of her right now, she can move it but is in incredible pain i think (shes squawking)
     
  2. WallTenters

    WallTenters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    See if you can get it aligned, and wrap it close to her body (not too tight, but tight enough to keep her from moving it). You may even want to wrap both wings, I tried wrapping a hen's wing and she just flapped the other until she had the bandage loose. I wrapped both and she just kind of clucked around. I only kept both wrapped for a day until she got used to the wrapping.
     

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