bad cut on pheasants upper beak

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by DITB, May 31, 2010.

  1. DITB

    DITB Out Of The Brooder

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    the male when i got him has a scabbed over cut/scrap on the top of i beak i didnt really think much of it since it looked like it would heal soon....i get them home and then i realise the enclosure i had planned for them sooooo wont work for pheasant...he starts flying into the chicken wire and tore the scab off and got himself bleeding...i have since put honey on his wound and i havent noticed it bleeding since i have also put sheets over all the sides of the enclosure except the front and he hasnt been flying into the wire as much...the middle of building them better housing but it will be atleast a week until its finished is the cut anything to be very concerned about? is there anything besides honey i should do for it? here is a photo of the 2 birds and there current setup...sorry he wont sit still long enough to get a pic of his wound
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  2. SAORSA

    SAORSA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think if it scabbed over once, it will scab over again. If it will scab, it will heal.
    I put an antibacterial ointment on one of my baby ducks because he cut the top of his bill struggling to get out of the shell.
    I just did it so I don't know if it will help. It didn't bleed but it is a gouge out of the top of the beak.
     

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