Wing question?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ktduck, Jan 3, 2014.

  1. ktduck

    ktduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a night of worry for me, I think I am being ultra paranoid... But I need some piece of mind.
    Francis's wings are coming through and on one side the wings are poking up. On his left side the wings are growing underneath the feathers, but on the right they are growing over the top.
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    Is this okay? Thank you
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Keep an eye on it, so if it's the beginning of angel wing you can get it wrapped fast, still to early yet though. what is your protein content in their feed? although angel wing can possibly be genetic too. And since i haven't had to deal with angel wing can't help about how the one wing is growing different than the other, except just to watch closely.
     
  3. ktduck

    ktduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you miss Lydia I will keep a watchful eye on him like I always do ! He doesn't seem irritated by it , if it continues I will take him to the bird vet, I am lucky they are just around the corner , but expensive :/
     
  4. ktduck

    ktduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just researched angel wing, I really don't know if this is what it is but he seems to have a lot of the symptoms. If it is I want to catch or quick so I can strap him up. Sometimes the internet can really make you anxious!!
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    It is something you want to catch quickly because after the primary feathers have grown in it's almost too late to correct it. Have you looked in the stickys on the duck thread there is a tutorial on wrapping angel wing.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...how-we-wrap-to-mend-it-pictorial#post_8682154
     
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