Strange Looking Wings

Discussion in 'Quail' started by MageofMist, Dec 27, 2016.

  1. MageofMist

    MageofMist Songster

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    The runt of the chicks seems to be developing way slower than the others, still making the "whee" calls and trying to hide under it's siblings and my hand, and still is as docile as when they were first hatched, compared to the others that are very wriggly now. It is also getting it's wings rather oddly, and while it doesn't seem to be bothering the chick, I still kinda worry. ^^;

    It is eating and drinking fine and it isn't the feed or else the others would be like that, and I know for sure it's legs are ok as it can run and jump just fine, but I am worried about the wings.

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    Any idea on what it could be? And if there is any way I can possibly correct it? Or am I just being a worrywart and worrying too much over something small?
     

  2. lomine

    lomine Crowing

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    I've had that in a few hatched chicks. Just a normal part of development.
     
  3. MageofMist

    MageofMist Songster

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    That is good, I was rather worried that maybe the chick would have issues growing or flying later on.
     
  4. lomine

    lomine Crowing

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    I had the same worry with my first batch too. I asked about it too. I thought it was some kind of weird growth issue and I'd have to cull them. But they grew out of it after a few weeks and I couldn't tell them apart from the others at all.
     

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