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Bleeding beak.. How can I help my hen?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sariea, Apr 15, 2016.

  1. sariea

    sariea Out Of The Brooder

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    About a week ago my BO, Buffy, did something that caused her to have blood on her beak. It was right where the beak meets her comb so I figured she tried pecking something through the chicken wire in the coop. It didn't seem to bother her and it wasn't actively bleeding so I just let her be and kept an eye on her.

    Now today when I let my flock out in the yard, I noticed her beak was covered in blood. I dabbed it off with a tissue the best I could but it almost looks like a chunk of her beak is sliced off.

    Does anyone have any tips or ideas as to how I can help her?? I'm not so much worried about how it happened, I just don't want it to get any worse. She's the top hen so I'm not concerned about her getting picked on, and I don't have the option to bring her inside the house to heal
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