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Broken wing?!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by silverlaced44, Feb 7, 2016.

  1. silverlaced44

    silverlaced44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi!
    Today I saw my chickens ganging up on my serama, so I ran up and he was in there with his wing dragging and when I touched it he moved it in a really weird angle above his back and he is acting like it really hurts. Is his wing broken?

    Thanks
     
  2. silverlaced44

    silverlaced44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should I isolate him tonight?
     
  3. lozerface79

    lozerface79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would isolate him just in case. But i dont know if he is injured or not.. sorry
     
  4. kuchchicks

    kuchchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you post pics? I would definitely isolate until 1. you know for sure if there is an injury 2. until you can supervise and work him back into the flock.
     
  5. silverlaced44

    silverlaced44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think he just got pecked real hard on his wing and it hurt to be touched, I think that one was holding him down and the other two where pecking him :( It isn't broken though!! :D :D I'm going to buy a serama hen and set up a house for him and the hen. Thanks for the help!
     
  6. lozerface79

    lozerface79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Youre going to need atleast 6 hens per roo. He could really hurt that hen if he doesbt have others to mount
     
  7. silverlaced44

    silverlaced44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What if I got a silkie hen? They are bigger then seramas.
     
  8. lozerface79

    lozerface79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes but he can overbreed them which can hurt them. You could prolly do that temporarily untill you hatch some more hens. How many roos you got?
     
  9. lozerface79

    lozerface79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But im not an eggspert so you might want to ask in the incubating w/friends thread. They would know more than i would
     
  10. silverlaced44

    silverlaced44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One roo.
     

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