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Wing injury on our EE

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Jotaylor, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. Jotaylor

    Jotaylor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello! I've got a new problem and would love some advice and opinions. Our miniature daschund got ahold of our big hen an EE and her wing is injured. the injured wing sits lower than the other one and she doesn't seem to be able to "flutter" or fly. And of course her buddies are mean to her. She will eat but pretty much out of your hand only. I checked her out after it happened and there really wasn't any blood and when I feel around her wing she doesn't act like it hurts. Do you think it is just strained or could it be broken? I haven't seen her move it much, she seems to be walking fine, but pretty much just sits all balled up (it makes her look fat) with her neck drawn in.
     
  2. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    if its broken it will usually be hanging there perhaps dislocated? id there any way you can place it in the correct position and wrap it gently for awhile and see if that helps the healing process?? best wishes
     
  3. Jotaylor

    Jotaylor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its not hanging but sit lower. I will try to do that when my hubs gets home. She is such a good bird she probably won't mind us doing that. She has been inside with me all day. She is our favorite hen. Should I do both wings or wrap under the good wing?
     
  4. Jotaylor

    Jotaylor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please help! If you notice her right side sits lower, that is the injured wing. When she tries to flutter up to a higher place she doesn't even use the right wing. Is it broken or just dislocated? My hubs thinks she is suffering and wants to put her down. I don't want to just incase there is something we could do to help.[​IMG]
     

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