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Will a debeaked chicken's beak grow back?

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I traded a roo for this hen and noticed that she had been debeaked. I'm not a fan of the practice and I'm hoping that her beak will grow back sad.png any info on this would be awesome! Thanks!

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unfourtunantly it will not grow back :hit

1 buff Orpington, 1 red star, 3 mixes, 1 Colombian Wyandotte, 1 ameraucana roo, 3 ameraucana hens, 6 mixed chicks, 2pekin ducks, and 1 Rouen duck. Named in order Lucy, Lucky, Esther, Saoirse, Eleanor, Henry, Martha, Becky, Carolyn, the chicks aren't named, Daisy , lemon, and Ping-Ping
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1 buff Orpington, 1 red star, 3 mixes, 1 Colombian Wyandotte, 1 ameraucana roo, 3 ameraucana hens, 6 mixed chicks, 2pekin ducks, and 1 Rouen duck. Named in order Lucy, Lucky, Esther, Saoirse, Eleanor, Henry, Martha, Becky, Carolyn, the chicks aren't named, Daisy , lemon, and Ping-Ping
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Nope, it won't grow back. But it doesn't look too severe and she shouldn't have any issues eating or drinking. From her nice glossy feathers, I'm thinking she's been doing just fine :)

Rachel BB

Stem cell transplant from unrelated donor in Feb 2015. Thank you to all my friends here on BYC for all your support during my treatment and ongoing recovery!

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Rachel BB

Stem cell transplant from unrelated donor in Feb 2015. Thank you to all my friends here on BYC for all your support during my treatment and ongoing recovery!

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