wing problem?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by animalloverabh, Nov 17, 2013.

  1. animalloverabh

    animalloverabh Allons-y, Alonso

    Hey all,
    I have a male peacock, around 7 months old who, over the past two days had a droopy (and almost non functional) right wing. I have raised him and his two sisters since the day they were hatched, and he still lives with the other two birds. The other day I left them in the care of my mother however when I came bacl I noticed this.

    He is eating and drinking fine and seems well in all other aspects. When he attempts to fly it is not noticeable for short jumps but when he comes down he lands on his side.

    I have observed him stretch and it seems the wing is fine until you get to the joint (if you know what I mean.

    Anyone know what's up with him?

  2. animalloverabh

    animalloverabh Allons-y, Alonso


    This isn't the best picture but it gives you an idea of what I mean. It seems to not work from the white elbow kinda part.
  3. TheBirdMan5

    TheBirdMan5 Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 16, 2013
    all I can think of is maybe he sprained his wing or fractured part of one of the bones in his wing other then that it cant be anything bad youll maybe just need to wait till he heals he should be fine. Jay in MA
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

    Jun 24, 2012
    My Coop
    You need to catch him and do a thorough exam if you haven't already done so.

    Last edited: Nov 17, 2013

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