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broken wing?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tipper, Jun 21, 2008.

  1. tipper

    tipper New Egg

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    My little 10 week old Sebright was attacked by a wandering cat. She seems okay, eating well and quite lively, but her left wing doesn't move when she tries to fly. Is it broken? How can I tell? Should I wrap her even though it isn't drooping or anything?
    Thanks!
     
  2. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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    Keep monitoring her...if she begins to act listless or ill report back... (look careful for any puncture wound)
     
  3. fourfeathers

    fourfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, just keep monitoring her and really check for any puncture wounds. Cats saliva can be so nasty and carry alot of germs. Below is a site that shows how to care for a broken wing, IF it is broken. It may just be strained and need a days rest. But, here is the site if you need it.

    http://www.starlingtalk.com/fractures.htm
     

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