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Dislocated wing?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by IRL, Aug 13, 2011.

  1. IRL

    IRL Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi
    My pekin duck was born with a wing defect. It was abnormally shaped, had fewer feathers than her other, and was in an odd position. Her wing has been like this for almost a year now, but yesterday it started dragging on the ground. It looks like it is dislocated. I tried wrapping it, but she was off balance, and fell over multiple times. I adjusted the wrapping and then she started hopping on one leg. I took the wrap off so she didn't hurt herself. What can I do?
    Thanks
     
  2. Chriswardens52

    Chriswardens52 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A pic would help alot if you could get one.
     
  3. Nickle.egg91

    Nickle.egg91 New Egg

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    im new to this site and dont know how to make a thread lol, but this afternoon, my chickens wing was drooped, but only one which is wierd, i think its broken, but it doesnt touch the floor, just ahngs a bit lower than other one, she doesnt seem to be in any pain, and shes eating and walking around so plz help! and also its getting really cold now, i dont want her to get sick, plz help :)
     
  4. Amiga

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    im new to this site and dont know how to make a thread lol, but this afternoon, my chickens wing was drooped, but only one which is wierd, i think its broken, but it doesnt touch the floor, just ahngs a bit lower than other one, she doesnt seem to be in any pain, and shes eating and walking around so plz help! and also its getting really cold now, i dont want her to get sick, plz help :)







    I hope this works. The original 3rd post had text superimposed on the avatar.
     
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  5. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    See if someone at the emergency forum can offer some advice.

    Generally, binding the wing back into place helps quite a bit, but it depends on whether there is a break or a sprain, and if a break, where that is.

    How do the joints feel?
     

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