is this angel wing?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by rocketbunni, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. rocketbunni

    rocketbunni Out Of The Brooder

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  2. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't really tell from the pic but if it is the start of angel wing, you can tuck the tip under the wing and put vetwrap or tape around the wing. Not the whole body, just the wing. Leave it on for about 4 to 5 days and take it off and check it. If it still sticks out, tape it again. If it is angel wing, now is the time to try and correct it. [​IMG]
     
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  3. Hattiegun

    Hattiegun Chillin' With My Peeps

    is ther a pic.? I cant see anything !
     
  4. Springthing

    Springthing Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't see a picture either.


    **nevermind, it came up now
     
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  5. Halion

    Halion Out Of The Brooder

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    It's the duckling on the right that has it on its left wing. Yes, it is angel wing.
     
  6. rocketbunni

    rocketbunni Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you, I have taped it this evening, and popped her to bed, I hope she's not too distressed by it, and that the others dont peck it too much [​IMG]
     
  7. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have dealt with this and they don't seem to mind and the other usually leave it alone. Good luck.
     
  8. Hattiegun

    Hattiegun Chillin' With My Peeps

    I dont think its angel wing... this happened to some of mine and a few others I know and at that age they are just growing into their wings..
    they are young enough to wait another week or two to be positive.. more than likely its not and everyone is stressing out right now for nothing.


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    by 2 weeks later they were perfectly fine...



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  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:I would get some Brewers yeast and sprinkle on top of their feed though it is good for leg problems because of not getting enough nician and also make sure they aren't getting excess protein, since i feed Purina Flock Raiser I cut that with Regular oatmeal to lower the protein content.
     
  10. rocketbunni

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    Hattiegun, those pics are very reasuring thank you, hopefully its not, but since we taped it already I'll give it 4 days and have a look.

    I'm in the UK so I'm not sure we get the same feeds as you guys, but they are fed on Marriges Duck and Goose grower pellets which is 18% protien....is this a little high?

    I will add some brewers yeast to their diet too, the duck in question does actually seem to walk a little 'stiffly' almost a limp but I've never been able to pin point the problem.[​IMG]

    thanks all
     

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