Cross Beak Emu Chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ClaireAjideh, Feb 21, 2014.

  1. ClaireAjideh

    ClaireAjideh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 12, 2014
    Two day old emu has slight cross beak. I'm so sad. Can I cure it early? I've heard cell salts may help?
  2. Mei&Popcorn

    Mei&Popcorn Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't think its possible to fix crossbeaked birds- it's their skulls that are twisted, and you can't fix that. But, some people file off a bit of the tops of their beaks to make it less crossed and easier to eat for them, and make sure you have deep food/water bowls to make it easier for it to grab food...
  3. ten chicks

    ten chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 9, 2013
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2014

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