Can't hold his wing up

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by daver, Jul 24, 2011.

  1. daver

    daver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have a brahma cockerel (15 weeks) who can't hold his wing in it's normal position. It does not drag the ground but is noticeably lower than the other.

    I noticed it late yesterday and tried to get a close up look at it. He won't be handled at all. I didn't see any wounding. I also didn't want to press him as I was afraid to cause additional stress with the heat.

    He is eating and drinking normally but wasn't able to roost. The roosts are only 20" up.

    Checked him this morning, the wing was a little higher.

    Suggestions?

    Dave
     
  2. daver

    daver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any Suggestions?
     

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