Is there something wrong with her wings?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 2001chickybaby, Apr 8, 2017.

  1. 2001chickybaby

    2001chickybaby Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 4 day old light brahma pullet who tucks in her wings further than any of my other pullets. I got two light brahma pullets, and they look pretty much the same, except for their wings.

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    Normal chick wing


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    Chick with high tucked wings


    They are the same type of bird, so I wasn't sure why her wings looked so different. Is she okay, and I am just overreacting, or do I need to fix something?

    Thanks for any help.
    -Allison
     
  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    Looks like a developmental deformity. Can you get some Poultry Nutri Drench for them?
     
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  3. 2001chickybaby

    2001chickybaby Out Of The Brooder

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    It's worth a try. I'll update in a few weeks. Thanks!
     
  4. 2001chickybaby

    2001chickybaby Out Of The Brooder

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    UPDATE**
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    Zoey's wings are no longer stubby, and she jumps and eats as much as everyone else! She still isn't as developed as much as my other light brahma, however she is still growing :)
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    Chloe (normal wings)
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    Zoey (Her "twin" :) )
     
    Last edited: Apr 18, 2017

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