beaks falling off???

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by juelz1380, Jul 17, 2010.

  1. juelz1380

    juelz1380 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 24, 2010
    So my last batch of babies i had no luck with! Out of 8, 3 have survived. Now out of the last 3, 1 lost its beak.... not totally, but most of it is gone.... There is a small nub if u will. It is eating, but not much... its not growing like the other 2.... Any advise?

    I was told the last batch had upper respitory problems.... The other 2 are perfectly fine...
  2. Critter Crazed

    Critter Crazed Chicken Cuddlin' Cheesehead

    Jun 22, 2009
    yikes.. I've never heard that before. Can you get a picture? And is the chick eating and drinking or can it not?
  3. BackToMyRoots

    BackToMyRoots Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2010
    Matthews, NC may want to post this under the injuries/illnesses thread--I bet you'll get lots more responses there. I hope you find out what's happening to your chicks!

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