7 week old chicken had broken jaw????

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 19chickens, May 9, 2009.

  1. 19chickens

    19chickens New Egg

    May 9, 2009
    I have a 7 week old chicken that I think has a broken jaw. The bottom beak sticks out at a 45 degree angle sideways from the top one. Is there anything I can do for it? Will it be fine?
  2. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    It sounds like a cross-beak. Search for "cross beak" here on BYC and see if those situations resemble your own. Cross beak chickens can survive and thrive but it really depends upon the severity.

    Good luck!

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