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wing not extending - worry?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by uplate, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. uplate

    uplate Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 24, 2009
    Maltby, WA
    Now that our silkies are starting to feather out, we noticed that one of them doesn't stretch out one wing all the way or extend it all the way when flapping. It will extend if we unfold it. But it isn't doing it on it's own. It doesn't seem to hurt it because we held it and opened it and it didn't peep or try to get away. Should we worry about it? [​IMG]
  2. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2009
    Western North Carolina
    It may have injured it in some way. I would leave it alone as long as it is eating, drinking and thriving. Good luck with it.

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