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feather sticking up

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by scrapmom5, Jun 5, 2008.

  1. scrapmom5

    scrapmom5 Songster

    Apr 21, 2008
    I have a two week old slw that has one feather on her wing that sticks out oddly. I first noticed it when I was holding her and she started fluttering about. Could it just be a tweak caused by that or could it be something more serious? I heard that ducks can get angel wing...can chicks and is this the same? Everything else seems to be normal for her. She eats, sleeps, poops, and chirps.
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Is the feather bent or broken? Look close and see if it is a damaged feather. If the feather shaft is broken you can remove it. There is instrunctions on forum for the removing a feather. If it is just an odd feather that pokes up like a cow lick I wouldn't worry about it.

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