I'm worried about Jimi Hendrix...Angel Wing help please.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by redhen, Mar 24, 2009.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    I think he has Angel Wing... [​IMG] i must have fed him the wrong food! [​IMG] is there anything i can do for him to reverse it? or stop it from getting worse..what do you guys think? is this Angel Wing??



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    also, this is Chewy..does he have a slight case of it also? [​IMG]




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    these are my others..can you see the differance in the wing formation? theirs do not stick up at all..

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  2. Shanay235

    Shanay235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Trying to bump this up.

    I have an 8 week old gosling with the exact same condition. I have no idea what it's called but I'm very interested in the answer. Anyone?????????????????????????
     
  3. NancyDz

    NancyDz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no idea.. CUTE Duckies though! [​IMG] What kind are they?

    Nancy
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:Hi Nancy.. Jimi is a crested Cayuga, and Chewy is crested Magpie, and the grey one is a crested Blue Swedish...i love 'um, but i cant wait till they are old enough and it warms up enough to put them outside.... duckies are hard to keep in the house... [​IMG]
     
  5. redhen

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  6. chicklady63

    chicklady63 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it's truly angel wing I don't think it's reversible. I was told that too much protein can cause it when I was rearing my goslings. Even if it is, they're still awfully cute and I don't think it should cause them any harm - except of course flying difficulties.
    Sorry. Wish I knew more about it.
    Did you feed them all the same thing?
     
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  7. redhen

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    anyone?? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. redhen

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    Quote:Hi, yes, i fed them all the same thing... i feel so bad! i once saw an adult duck with it and it was so sad... i hope i can do something?!....when i first got them at 3 days old i fed them Poulin game bird starter..(i thought they needed it for the extra niacin), then i switched to 1/2 game and 1/2 chick starter.(Dumor)....then i went to all chick starter (20%) ...today i put them on 1/2 chick and 1/2 grower (15%)...[​IMG]
     
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  10. ruth

    ruth Life is a Journey

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    I had a couple of young ducks that were developing angel wing - the new wings were growing straight out from the body - at an angle. I used Vet Wrap and wrapped the wing, under the top wing, in place where it should be, and then wrapped with vetwrap - left the end open so the wing could continue to grow out. Took it off about a week and half - two weeks later after seeing lots of new long wing quills growing out end of vetwrapped area and the wing stayed in place. The quills were a little heavy till the white waxy coating came off but when it did the wings were good as new. Never could tell which ducks had the "issue" originally.

    When wrapping, be sure to loop it over the "shoulder" or they will just slip it off the wing. Once they were wrapped, the lower wing, which was wrapped, sat under the upper wing and feathers of the body and you could barely see the colored vetrap. Just take a close look at how the wing should fold up and wrap accordingly, leaving the end open so the wing can continue to grow out longer.

    Hope this helps.
     
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