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post #11 of 13
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Agreed, they said they have tried to repair them before with no luck, so they recommended amputation instead.  The amputation itself would be $300, the additional $200 is for hospitalization and meds.  Either way, that's way too much to leave him without a beak.  Thanks for the threads.  I will read them over, and hopefully come up with a plan.  I will update with the outcome.  Thanks again!

post #12 of 13

If you decide to try to glue it into place I would consider some type of hard "support" such as a small piece of metal or plastic glued on the outside.  It likely won't last for long but it may be like a torn fingernail that bleeds, if it can be repaired short term the flesh heals underneath so it doesn't hurt when the nail comes off.


Edited by Sonya9 - 11/6/15 at 1:11pm
post #13 of 13
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Thank you.  My husband suggested cutting a paper clip to the proper size & gluing it to each side to keep it reinforced.  Worth a shot I think.

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