Broken Wing?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by teradragon, Jan 18, 2014.

  1. teradragon

    teradragon Chirping


    I was handling each bird to try and sex them. I dropped one and now she is panting and has a droopy wing. Is there anything I can do? I feel pretty bad about it! Gah!

  2. bigrob83

    bigrob83 In the Brooder

    Apr 30, 2013
    How hot is it in that enclosure?
    Drooped wings and panting are ways they deal with heat.

    Out of hundreds I have had only one hen break a wing. Still no idea how she did it but accidents happen. Make her move and see how she acts. Check her to see if the bone is protruding from the skin.
  3. teradragon

    teradragon Chirping

    I checked and can't see any bone. One wing is staying lower than the other.

    They are inside my house, so around 20*C. There is a 7w strip bulb in there, but it doesn't really give off any heat...

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