Cockerel with droopy wing?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lady Chickadee, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. Lady Chickadee

    Lady Chickadee Rocky Top Silkies

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    I have a cockerel that's around 11 weeks old and his wing is just hanging there and drooping.His other wing is perfectly fine and he can move the wing that's drooping, but just lets it hang there. He started drooping his wing yesterday and I just waited to see how it was today and its the same. He acts perfectly normal though.
     
  2. THELMA

    THELMA Out Of The Brooder

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    just a suggestion. Have you checked under the wing to see if there is any swelling. I had a five week old chick who had a dropped wing on closer inspection I found a swelling under the wing probably caused by an ingrowing feather which had become infected. I applied sudocream to it for a week and it eventually righted itself.
     
  3. Lady Chickadee

    Lady Chickadee Rocky Top Silkies

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    I checked under his wing but everything looked fine.
     

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