wry tail

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by kelck22, Oct 17, 2013.

  1. kelck22

    kelck22 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 15, 2013
    mukilteo, wa
    At what age does wry tail show up? My rooster at 4+ months all of a sudden held his tail at a 90 degree angle from his body. a month later it now goes straight sometimes but still likes to lean that way.
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    Take your fingers and follow his spine down from his neck, in wry tail the spine turns to the side fairly sharply at the tail, also, one hip will be higher than the other. Many birds turn their tail depending on things like being in a tight location, but wrying the tail should not be a regular or routine position.

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