Broken Scissor beak

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Flavum, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. Flavum

    Flavum Out Of The Brooder

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    Hen is around 10 months old still manages to eat chicken feed crumb gets spirulina water and yogurt daily but today I noticed half of her top beak is twised and has some blood at the break. The lower half of the top beak is almost white and then before the break its the normal black color.

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    Its kinda hard to see on this picture but you can see where the bottom half is discolored.

    Shes still seems to be eating and drinking water, walking around outside.

    Any Ideas?
     
  2. Flavum

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    Couple more photos

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    For what its worth it almost seems like it would be an improvement for her eating habits in the future Im just worried about infection.

    Should I cut it where its starting to tear/break?
     
  4. Flavum

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    Well There is no blood this morning. Its still twisted but it doesn't seem to bother her. Shes not eating a whole lot but is still drinking.

    should I just leave it alone at this point?

    Any help is appreciated
     

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