grinding beak?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by klf73, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    I have a *house chicken* for the moment, until she finishes recovering from her frostbite incident. Her beak is starting to grow too much and she keeps trying to find something to grind it down on. It isn't terribly long and she should easily be able to do it herself if I provide her something to do it on. Dh was going to get a brick and put it in her pen but I wanted to check in here and see what other options there are too.....
    thanks for the help [​IMG]
  2. thebritt

    thebritt Songster

    Mar 5, 2009
    Humboldt County
    I guess you could put a clean brick in with her. I can't think of any reason why not.
  3. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

    Sep 5, 2008

    Those cross-cut type dog toe nail clippers work real well to trim an upper beak.
  4. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    yeah, I have a few different types in my grooming supplies, but she seems to like to try to rub it off everything so I wanted to give her something [​IMG]

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