Chick has a problem with her wings, please help!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by silkiefrizzles, Sep 9, 2016.

  1. silkiefrizzles

    silkiefrizzles Just Hatched

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    My broody silkie cross hatched out five chicks, but one's wings are just hanging there, does anyone know why\had this problem before an know how to fix them, or will she/he be alright like that?[​IMG] she/he is the yellow one
     
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    silkiefrizzles Just Hatched

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  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    I would try some poultry vitamins and electrolytes, such as SaveAChick or a tonic such as Poultry Cell. She could be dehydrated or have some neurological problem. Make sure that it is eating and drinking, or feed it with a dropper. An injury to her wings could also be a possibility. How old is it?
     
  4. silkiefrizzles

    silkiefrizzles Just Hatched

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    She was a Dy old in that photo, she is now a week and a day old, and sh still has the same problem, otherwise she acts like a normal chick[​IMG]
     
  5. silkiefrizzles

    silkiefrizzles Just Hatched

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    I think that she will be alright as she is, she is like a normal chick otherwise.
    We have named her Cara.
     
    Last edited: Sep 24, 2016
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    She's darling, she will probably need extra predator protection ( no free ranging) because I would imagine she can't fly.
     
  7. chickcrack

    chickcrack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's hard to tell from the pic but do her wings look like this?
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    If so this guy's wings seemed twisted...tried vitamins and even vet wrap to hold them in position for a few days. Didn't work but I maybe didn't keep them taped long enough. This is him today.
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    His primary flight feathers are still in wrong position most of the time but it doesn't affect him.
     

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