awww, little cross beak chickie

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mommy9994, Mar 29, 2008.

  1. mommy9994

    mommy9994 Songster

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    I've been wondering about one of my week old babies. I had noticed that her comb was crooked. I picked her up today, and her beak deffinately crosses:(

    I'm not going to keep her, but being a pullet, I will prolly rehome her in a few weeks. Anyone want a cross-beaked, black sex-link girlie?
     
  2. roosters97

    roosters97 Songster

    Jan 23, 2008
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    were are you in VA
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  3. mommy9994

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    I'm in central VA between Appomattox and Lynchburg. Do know that I have no intention of putting her down unless she is suffering-- she is not, she's doing as well as the others, and at this point the cross is not bad. I just do not want this trait in the chicks that I raise from my flock. As far as I know, she would be a fine layer.
     
  4. WillsMama93

    WillsMama93 Songster

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    [​IMG] What is cross beak?
     
  5. Tsagirl

    Tsagirl Songster

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    mommy,
    look at my posting for my pics....I have a month old EE chick and she is doing quite well! Her name is "Kerby" (curved beak). [​IMG]

    They just need a deep dish and they do pretty well, at least mine has so far!
     

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