Beak Deformity

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dkosh, Jul 6, 2010.

  1. dkosh

    dkosh Songster

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    I have a chick that is half the size of her siblings. Her top beak has grown really long. I caught her and then I noticed her bottom beak isn't growing and doesn't move right. The muscle below the beak moves forward separately from the bottom beak. I thought about filing down the top beak but I think the quick is almost the whole length of the top beak. Is there anything I can do for her? I would post a picture but I'm new and haven't figured out how to add a picture yet. Any ideas would be appreciated. Thank you!
     
  2. squeakyballs

    squeakyballs Songster

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    That doesn't sound good...
     
  3. Iluvmypeeps

    Iluvmypeeps Songster

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