Does my chicken have a crooked beak?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Ec_Prokta, Mar 2, 2009.

  1. Ec_Prokta

    Ec_Prokta Continuum Shift Anomaly

    Jan 14, 2009
    Please help, Sailor Moon is a 3 wk old chick, poop looks normal.

    If she does have a crooked beak, can you tell me how to cure it?

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  2. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    We need to see the face from the front to be sure. Doesn't look like scissor beak or crooked beak from teh picture.
     
  3. Farmer Brown

    Farmer Brown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any way you could get a pic straight on could make it easier to tell. I am thinking that if it is not obvious to you it is probably not crooked or at least not crooked enough to worry about. How is it eating?
     
  4. Ec_Prokta

    Ec_Prokta Continuum Shift Anomaly

    Jan 14, 2009
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    Does this help?
     
  5. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Looks normal to me. Why do you think its crooked?
     
  6. Ec_Prokta

    Ec_Prokta Continuum Shift Anomaly

    Jan 14, 2009
    Well, I don't know if thats the term, but the top is longer than the bottom, it's slightly curved to the bottom.
     
  7. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    The top should be a little bit longer than the bottom beak, and curve downward like that. He has a perfectly normal beak. [​IMG]
     
  8. Ec_Prokta

    Ec_Prokta Continuum Shift Anomaly

    Jan 14, 2009
    Oh. Eheh, sorry about that. Thank you for telling me that.
     
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