black beak

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Kitt, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. Kitt

    Kitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 1 year old EE roo's top part of his beak is turning black. What could this be from? Am I going to have to cull him?

    Here is a pic

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    Last edited: Apr 29, 2011
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Could you post a picture? It may help everyone to figure out what's up.
     
  3. Kitt

    Kitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He had his beak clipped when I got him...it was not black
    He is still eating and drinking

    One night he got out of his pen (still don't know how it happened) and I know he fought with my Game roo.

    any opinions will be appreciated.
     
  4. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Could his beak just be growing back? I THINK they can grow back if not severely clipped. He doesn't look unhealthy to me. Id say keep an eye on him to make sure he's eating, drinking and pooping normally. Not sure what else you could do at this point. Good luck!
     
  5. Kitt

    Kitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't think they could grow back. I have never had a chicken with a clipped beak.
     
  6. Freebie

    Freebie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so, what did you find out about this? I have a chicken who looks like she is starting to get this.
     

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