Hen can’t close her beak

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cmcjmathews, May 25, 2019.

  1. cmcjmathews

    cmcjmathews In the Brooder

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    hi, I have an Isa Brown hen that is a little over a year old that is unable to close her beak. It looks like there is some dirt in her mouth and on her beak.
     
  2. TSA

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    Do you have any pictures of her like this?
     
  3. cmcjmathews

    cmcjmathews In the Brooder

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  4. Fairyloop5

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    She might have a sore, or something lodged in her beak.
     
  5. TSA

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    Will she drink water if you put some by her?
     
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  6. cmcjmathews

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  7. cmcjmathews

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    She can swallow
     
  8. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    Have you looked in her mouth to see if something is stuck in her throat?

    What is your weather like?
    Very hot today?
     
  9. cmcjmathews

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  10. TSA

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    It looks like she has to much mud in her mouth and it might be hard for her to breath. I have chickens that do that all the time. I have 62 chickens total so I know alot about chickens. It looks like she needs water to flush it out of her mouth and throat.
     

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