cracked beak

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by NoSkiveez, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. NoSkiveez

    NoSkiveez NoSkiveez Poultry

    Dec 27, 2009
    Casa Grande
    My Coop
    I have a young rooster who has chucked off a part of his beak. Its not bad (IMO). I'm wondering if its okay to use a fake finger nail file and gently file the jagged chipped edges to a smooth finish?

    I used to have a parrot and I would get him groomed every few weeks and they filed his beak but didn't want to do anything before asking for advice.
  2. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

    Jan 15, 2009
    My Coop
    Yes, do it. He will look and feel much better. [​IMG]

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