Cracked but still attached beak - any cures?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BethyLeigh, Mar 3, 2018.

  1. BethyLeigh

    BethyLeigh Chirping

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    Just noticed one of my hens has a cracked beak. She's foraging, eating, laying like normal but it really doesn't look great. Would I be crazy to superglue the top part to give it some more stability? Does this indicate a nutritional problem or was it likely just an accident? IMG_0729 (1).JPG IMG_0726 (1).JPG
     

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  2. Pigpie

    Pigpie Songster

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    My duck got his beak closed in a door once looked worse, but he healed right up if she's eating I wouldn't intervene just keep an eye on it and it should heal
     
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  3. rebrascora

    rebrascora Free Ranging

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    You could try a drop or two of Superglue to stabilise it if you feel it is at risk of breaking off.
     

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