Broke beak

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MrRodgers, Apr 27, 2016.

  1. MrRodgers

    MrRodgers New Egg

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    My chicken's upper beak tip has been broken since we've owned her. Now it seems to be getting worse. Is there anything we can do? Do chicken breaks grow back at all?
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    Last edited: Apr 28, 2016
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Can you take a photo of it from the side? In this photo it appears her beak may have been "clipped" which is not an uncommon practice, especially in production settings, as it reduces the bird's ability to do damage to other birds.
     
  3. MrRodgers

    MrRodgers New Egg

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    There were other chickens like that from the flock we got her from, so that was probably the case. Either way, will it grow back? Is there anything I can do to help it grow or to mitigate further wearing?
     

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