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Geese Wing Problems... Please Help

Discussion in 'Geese' started by texascowboy1979, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. I have 6 Geese..

    3 female Giant Dewlap Toulouse
    2 Female American Buffs
    1 Male American buff.

    2 of My Giant Dewlaps have the wings sprayed out as shown in the picture and one of my American Buffs has one wing sprayed out.. How can I fix this.. Please see pics

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  2. OutInTheStiks

    OutInTheStiks Songster

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    Do a search for "angel wing".
     
  3. THanks... Ill try the bandage approche... they are only 3 months old. I know,,, there HUGE... but lets see if I can fix it.
     
  4. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Yup. Angelwing. Please don't breed them.
     
  5. Here is a random question... Im being openly honest... so please dont procecute me...

    If the bandage option does not work... how about cutting off the part of the wing that makes it an angle wing... Of corse id disinfect, bandange and treat it...

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  6. Jenifer Kraus

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    How long have they been this way? It should work with Duct Tape or vet wrap. Just put the wing back into place ,but just tape around the wing. Can help more if you have any questions. I usually leave it on a week to 10 days.
     
  7. I used medical tape on mine last year and it worked well. I think mine might have been 11-12 weeks old at the time. Good Luck.
     
  8. tigerrrrrrrlilly

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    Quote:[​IMG] Don't do that! lol, definitely try bandaging them in proper place, they are only 3 months they can still grow back into place with help. I also would investigate whether they are getting the proper diet/nutrition or if they may be lacking something as there is the theory that improper nutrition causes angel wing, (though they really don't know for sure).
     
  9. tigerrrrrrrlilly

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    Oh ya, and I have never seen or heard of angel wing passing to offspring, I have had ducks with it, and never had issue with their young.
     
  10. Wifezilla

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    A hereditary component is suspected. It may very well turn out to be one of those things were genetics loads the gun and diet/nutrition pulls the trigger.
     

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