Can chicks' beaks get bruised?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cindyanne1, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. cindyanne1

    cindyanne1 Mother Goose

    Apr 19, 2009
    Central Ohio
    One of my Leghorn chicks has some purplish spots on either side of her beak. They are uniform; the same size on both sides of the beak, and look almost as if they belong there... but the others don't have such coloring to their beaks. It almost looks as though the beak is bruised, but she's not acting as though she's in any pain and still eats, etc.

    Is it just a beak thing that will resolve itself or perhaps the start of something worse?

    Thank you!!
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    Since they are uniform I would hazard a guess that they are just a normal variation.

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