Do bills scar?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by LemonDoodles, Jul 15, 2011.

  1. LemonDoodles

    LemonDoodles Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 6, 2011
    Huntsville, AL
    Last night I startled my boy in his house. He promptly crashed his bill against the wall and now has a cut/abrasion/bruise running down his bill (it was even bleeding a little). I put neosporin ointment on it but I am sure that wont stay on long. I certainly don't want him to get an infection so I will watch it close but I'm also curious if bills tend to scar or heal up pretty well? This is our first bill boo-boo.
  2. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Hahira, GA
    doing good there...but na, they heal up pretty well unless it's a major incident, most likely will never notice it in a week or so
  3. SassyKat6181

    SassyKat6181 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 30, 2010
    Western Mass
    I had a Pekin get her bill bumped when she was about 6 weeks old and had a huge raised bruise. I was very worried, but within a week or two it healed nicely and there are no signs of trauma.

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