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PostPosted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:46 am 
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hi all, one of my girls has a droopy wing, i noticed the other day she is not tucking her right wing in it is hanging down by her side, i have picked her up and she does not do anything to indicate she is in pain ,she is eating normally, i did actually pick her up yesterday by her legs so she stood upright and she opened her wings,i do not think it to be broken ,any ideas guys??


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 Post subject: Re: droopy wing
PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 4:47 pm 
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What breed is she? During hot weather they will drop their wings to improve air circulation. Make sure you handle her to eliminate other possibilities. Is she in good condition? Poultry can look okay to the eye, but when picked up are all feather and bone and very ill. The two ends (head and bum inspection) are also good indicators for a healthy bird. Having a photo could also help give us a better idea.

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