Crossbeak?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Carolyn227, Sep 3, 2011.

  1. Carolyn227

    Carolyn227 Out Of The Brooder

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    It appears that one of my chickens is developing a cross beak. I was told by my friend who has a plethora of chickens that it will get worse and worse. So far she seems to be eating fine. How do I take care of her and keep her alive as long as possible? Thanks!
     
  2. allieloveschickens

    allieloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    many cross beak chickens live long, healthy, productive lives- if it is eating fine then it will likely be okay. If you see it struggling to eat try using a deeper feed dish for it so it can scoop food out, you can also dampen feed for it which will make it easier for it to eat. [​IMG]
     
  3. Bluff Country Chicken

    Bluff Country Chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    I had this happen with one of my leghorn roos. He seemed to do just fine with no intervention until I processed him at 17 weeks.
     

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