Wry Tail

Small and Backyard Flocks November 01, 2012 Print Friendly and PDF

A wry tail is a tail that is permanently carried to one side or the other and not in line with the line of the back.  The tail in the illustration lies to the left side and is not symmetrical with the body line.

Bantam rooster with a wry tail. Source: Jacquie Jacob

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.