Does this look ok?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by DuckingLost, Apr 24, 2018.

  1. DuckingLost

    DuckingLost Out Of The Brooder

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    My Appenzeller Spitzhauben has a weird looking beak. I used warm water on a q-tip and it has a lot of brown residue. Is this normal for this breed? 20180423_232217.jpg
     

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  2. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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  3. SueT

    SueT Chicken Obsessed

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    YES NORMAL!!! Big nostrils normal, coloration normal, NOT TO WORRY! The big nostrils may cause it to sneeze more often than other breeds too, congrats on your Spitzhauben! There's a Spitzhauben thread you might like to check out, lots of pics....
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/spitzhaubens.164012/
     
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    Polish have those big nostrils too. Alarmed me when I 1st saw it emerging on 5 week chick, but then noticed they all looked that way.
     
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    I will check that link thank you! I only have the one so I didn't have another to compare it to.
     
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