duck injured its bill

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

  1. txredneckmedic

    txredneckmedic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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.
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  2. geosheets

    geosheets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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.
     
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  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.

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    She's fine now.
     
  4. barredrockmama

    barredrockmama Out Of The Brooder

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    As long as she can still eat and drink she'll probably be fine.
     

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