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broken/dislocated beak

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by happytailzfarm, Feb 10, 2014.

  1. happytailzfarm

    happytailzfarm New Egg

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    I NEED HELP...suggestions...I just found my favorite hen,,Henny Penny with a broken or dislocated jaw...is there anything i can do or should I just put her down? I just noticed it today..I picked her up n she is thin..HELP...
     
    Last edited: Feb 10, 2014
  2. ten chicks

    ten chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome,are your sure she doesn't have a scissor/crossed beak? Scissor beak is simply a condition and not a death sentence,with slight moderations to living habitat she will be fine. Here is a link for scissor beak.

    http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/03/scissor-beak-aka-crossed-beak-what-it.html

    If this is not her issue,repost and we will advise on treatment.
     
  3. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Well first [​IMG] nice to have you joining the flock [​IMG]


    Can you attach a photo [​IMG]


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    A bobcat chassed this hen into a fence, is this what you
    are talking about [​IMG]
     
  4. happytailzfarm

    happytailzfarm New Egg

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    No she does not have scissor beak, I took a good look at her this morning and there is something else going on..she has a swelling on the side that the beak goes to and it even affects her eye on that side. I tried making a mash for her to eat but she wont/cant eat, she tries but she is drinking alot, dont know how long this little girl can go on..I did not catch it early Im ashamed to say.. she is skiny... I have to work right now but if I can I will get picture to you tonight..she smells too..donbt know if its coming from her mouth but I cannot find any other injurys.
     

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