Normal wing growth or angel wing?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by starfly, Jul 18, 2019.

  1. starfly

    starfly Chirping

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    I'm new to ducks. I have 9 and all of them have grown out smooth except for this one. Is this normal growth or the start of angel wing? That are on a low protein grower/finisher and free range. Thanks
     
  2. Helloworld

    Helloworld Songster

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    Normal. Those are called blood feathers and they get heavy. As long as they are holding them close to body they are ok.
     
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  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    That right wing looking at your duck from behind looks a little like angel wing starting watch him over the next 3-4 days just in case. When mine start with the blood feathers they usually hang down but not out. @casportpony
     
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  4. casportpony

    casportpony Enlightened

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    I agree, looks like it could be the start of angel wing.
     
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  5. starfly

    starfly Chirping

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    Ok. Thank you.
     
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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    I agree about monitoring closely as it does look like possible angel wing.
     

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