Has anyone ever vaccinated in the "wing web"? (refresh)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by suburbanhomesteader, Jun 17, 2009.

  1. Short version, I'm refreshing to bring this to the top of the list:
    Where is the "wing web"
    How far through do you poke the vaccinator?

    I have 16 2month old pullets and since all 18 of my hens got avian pox over the past 9 months, I want to vaccinate the youngins'.

    The vaccine comes with a thing that looks like a corn-holder, with two needles. The instructions say to poke the wing-web. There are no pictures, and I don't know if I'm supposed to poke it all the way through the web (and I don't even know where the web is!) or just sort of make sure the skin gets scratched.

    They are just finally getting used to me; do you think the vaccination process is going to un-do all the hard work I've put into taming them?

    Any suggestions are MUCH appreciated!
    Last edited: Jun 19, 2009
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  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    I believe when I did it, it was right at the bend/ arc of the top of the wing... a few lenghts in and down on the inside. Make sure no vessels are in the way.
  4. foxinachickenhouse

    foxinachickenhouse Songster

    Apr 8, 2010
    I'm wondering where the wing web is too? Resurrecting this thread hoping to find out more...
  5. does anyone have a photo or drawing of where the wing-web is?
  6. EggsNThings

    EggsNThings Hatching

    Oct 29, 2013
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