duck injured its bill

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by txredneckmedic, Oct 4, 2009.

  1. txredneckmedic

    txredneckmedic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2009
    Looks like she might have gotten it snagged on something...idk what though. Should I try to clip the rest off or just leave it? she has been hiding her head also.
  2. geosheets

    geosheets Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2009
    Quote:I'm no expert and the pic is a little blurry. I would probably leave it but keep her separated from others and in a clean pen to monitor. A better pic may help see what damage has been done.
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2009
  3. GrannySue

    GrannySue Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:One of my ducklings caught her bill on something when she was just a few weeks old. A corner of the front of her bill was missing completely. I couldn't believe how much blood there was at first!
    I washed/flushed it with cool water and hoped for the best.


    She's fine now.
  4. barredrockmama

    barredrockmama Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 13, 2009
    Humboldt County, CA
    As long as she can still eat and drink she'll probably be fine.

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