HEN WITH BROKEN BEAK; WON'T EAT

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Riverchicken123, Aug 12, 2014.

  1. Riverchicken123

    Riverchicken123 Out Of The Brooder

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    Help! Our hen Hattie has a broken beak. It is bleeding and she won't eat. What do we do???
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  2. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    Are you sure she isn't eating? That doesn't look like a bad break, so she should heal up just fine. Is it bleeding?
     
  3. Riverchicken123

    Riverchicken123 Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh, I had it wrong. She will eat but it hurts her, and her beak is not bleeding, it is just exposed. We are going to try dinner(we give them fermented grains) and if it hurts her we will try oatmeal. Thanks for the quick reply!
     
  4. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    You're welcome! Good luck with your hen!
     

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