my turkey hen broke her wing HELP!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by java girl 2, Dec 12, 2011.

  1. java girl 2

    java girl 2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 18 week old turkey hen broke her wing tip. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] How can I fix her wing??? PLEASE HELP!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Well, if she`s gonna break it, the tip is a great place. Use some sharp scissors and cut the feathers, then bandage it up. You might insert a couple popsicle sticks, or something similar as a splint. Make sure to use tape that can be removed in about 3 weeks. The feathers won`t grow back until she molts next fall. Merry Christmas........Pop
     
  3. java girl 2

    java girl 2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Well, if she`s gonna break it, the tip is a great place. Use some sharp scissors and cut the feathers, then bandage it up. You might insert a couple popsicle sticks, or something similar as a splint. Make sure to use tape that can be removed in about 3 weeks. The feathers won`t grow back until she molts next fall. Merry Christmas........Pop

    how do I do a splint ??
     
  4. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Well, if she`s gonna break it, the tip is a great place. Use some sharp scissors and cut the feathers, then bandage it up. You might insert a couple popsicle sticks, or something similar as a splint. Make sure to use tape that can be removed in about 3 weeks. The feathers won`t grow back until she molts next fall. Merry Christmas........Pop

    how do I do a splint ??

    From this question I would guess that you are better off just letting the wing tip heal on it`s own with no bandage or splint. It should be fine in a few weeks.......Pop
     

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