Pasty wings

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Airplaneguy57, May 25, 2010.

  1. Airplaneguy57

    Airplaneguy57 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My new BO has dried stuff on it's wing. Should I try to remove it or just leave it alone.
     
  2. cambriagardener

    cambriagardener Chillin' With My Peeps

    What is it on the wing? Dried poop or dried blood or? If it is just dried mud or poop, I'd soak it off with a warm, wet rag. She may not be able to do it herself. [​IMG]
     
  3. elmo

    elmo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicks develop wing feathers very quickly, and the new feathers grow inside quills that are sort of papery looking as they shred off and the new feather emerges. Could this be what you're seeing?
     

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