Wing deformity?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by tyounglao, Apr 6, 2018.

  1. tyounglao

    tyounglao In the Brooder

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    Hi all,
    One of my chicks has a wing deformity I think. I didn't notice until i got home. 20180406_111628.jpg 20180406_111628.jpg 20180406_111653.jpg The lady I bought her from said I can bring get back, but I don't want to do that if it's not necessary. What are your thoughts? Here are some pics of her.
     

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  2. chickengirl778

    chickengirl778 Songster

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    I don't see what's wrong with it...
    Is it just that there's that feather missing? If so, it should grow in later fine.
     
  3. LoveDatChickenLife

    LoveDatChickenLife Chirping

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    Yes, it looks as there’s just a missing feather. Is it harming in any way? If not she should be fine.
     
  4. Clucking_Caramel

    Clucking_Caramel Chirping

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    That should grow back in, if not it is nothing to fear. Birds do not need all of their feathers to fly, they need majority of the feathers. If the peep is not in pain then there is nothing to worry about.:)
     
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  5. tyounglao

    tyounglao In the Brooder

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    She's a little skittish, and she doesn't roost or hop up on the sides ofthe brooder like the others. Other than that she seems fine. Doesn't seem like she is in pain at all, but my concern is that it is split- wing. I don't want that to be passed down.
     
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  6. Clucking_Caramel

    Clucking_Caramel Chirping

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    Here is a quote
     
  7. Chicken Chat

    Chicken Chat Songster

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    I've seen that in chicks fairly often, I think it is just those bottom ones grow in so fast they get heavy and appear to split at that age. I wouldn't be surprised that in a day or two, it is completely filled in.
     
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  8. tyounglao

    tyounglao In the Brooder

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    Thanks everyone. I decided to just keep her. Hopefully she outgrows whatever it is.
     
  9. tyounglao

    tyounglao In the Brooder

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    Thanks everyone. I decided to just keep her. Hopefully she outgrows whatever it is.
     

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