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under developed waddle

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by hisbride, Jul 6, 2007.

  1. hisbride

    hisbride Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it normal for a roo's waddle to grow unevenly? One side looks nice and grown in while the other side looks under developed. I hope I am calling it the right thing. The red part that grows beneath the beak.
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I think all my chickens have different length wattles. One of my hens has a wattle on one side about a quarter inch longer than the other. [​IMG] I woldn't worry.
     
  3. Rooster01

    Rooster01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had chickens with lopsided wattles. Its nothing to be concerned about.
     
  4. JackieK318

    JackieK318 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just nature. You could get some tape and tape the one side up for when he meets the girls! [​IMG]
     
  5. hisbride

    hisbride Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks guys![​IMG]
     
  6. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Hamburg Roo has uneven wattles, and he is just fine. they are a good 1/4-1/2 difference in length.
     
  7. Gracefulspice

    Gracefulspice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG][​IMG] [​IMG]

    I got soda up my nose on that one. Thanks!! I needed a laugh. [​IMG]
     
  8. Chelly

    Chelly Cooped Up

    May 11, 2007
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    When I read "waddle" I thought someone was walking like a duck...
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