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My Roosters tail may be broke??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MikeAnDave, Aug 12, 2013.

  1. MikeAnDave

    MikeAnDave New Egg

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    MikeAnDaveThank youdo they hhave a bone there that could break and cause the tail to lean to the left or right? is there anything I can do to correct this?Our rooster hurt his tail I think? instead of stading up real pretty it is bent to the left side?he runs around and acts fine But his tail looks like it might be broke?
     
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  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    It sounds as if you are describing wry tail. By many it is considered to be a heritable, genetic trait. In the case of your rooster, it sounds as if he was injured in some way. This may have been due to a hereditary weakness. I would not use him for breeding, but it should in no way impact his quality of life.
     
  4. MikeAnDave

    MikeAnDave New Egg

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    Yes he hurt it trying to get away,he was trapped in a corner..No he is Not sick and he is Not used for breeding he is just kept for wake up calls in the morning
     

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