Is this angel wing?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Justice1177, Jul 29, 2014.

  1. Justice1177

    Justice1177 Hatching

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    I noticed it about 4 days ago. [​IMG]
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Looks like right now the pin feathers are just coming in, give it another week and post another pic. Hopefully it's not. and [​IMG]
     
  3. learycow

    learycow Crowing

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    Are the feathers growing in the direction of the body or starting to stick out to the side?

    Angel wing is when they grow outwards. Those are new wing feathers growing in so that's normal. It's just hard to tell in the pic if they are growing in the right direction or not!
     
  4. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Crowing

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    no, those are the heavy blood quills coming in. As LC said angel wing is when the wing turns outward. [​IMG]
     
  5. Definitely blood feathers. Duck is fine!
     

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