Two day old chick with dragging wings

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Crack N' Egg, Aug 26, 2011.

  1. Crack N' Egg

    Crack N' Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone!

    I have pics and will post them later, but I wanted to get some feedback fast. I have 2 day old chicks (7) and they were all fine last night, but today I noticed that one chick had both wings limp on either side. The chick is actually acting normal (ie: running, jumping, eating, drinking and playing), but I don't know what to do with her/him. I feel bad. Should I try to strap the wings to the body in the hopes that they will mend? Or is it a goner?

    Anybody else ever experience this??

    Thanks in advance [​IMG]
     
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    The only time I've ever seen droopy wings is when they are hot, have you checked the temp in your brooder?
     
  3. Crack N' Egg

    Crack N' Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No brooder. They are with mommy in their coop and run. Not overly hot. All the other chicks are fine.
     
  4. Crack N' Egg

    Crack N' Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anybody??? [​IMG]
     

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