chicken with no beak

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by dezziy, Sep 22, 2013.

  1. dezziy

    dezziy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My friend got some chickens at an auction. I was looking at that I noticed one[​IMG] was missing a beak . it's eating and drinking fine. can I live a long healthy life? please let me know...................[​IMG]
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Poor chicken! It looks like its been severely debeaked or otherwise injured and lost its beak. If its acting normal and you see it getting enough to eat and drink, it should live a happy life. It probably won't be able to peck at insects and chicken feed as well, but I think it will still be able to eat. Just moniter it to make sure that it doesn't lose weight, and isn't picked on by the other chickens.
     
  3. dezziy

    dezziy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks yeah I feel so bad for it. I almost cried when I first seen it. if somebody did that to that bird I swear that is so not right. it has to take long deep breaths because it doesn't have the holes in the beak
     

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