How severe of a defect?--advice wanted!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by BantamLover21, Sep 16, 2013.

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    A few weeks ago, one of my best White Wyandotte Bantams got her beak injured. It was just a slight scrape near the corner, and I paid it little notice beside watching her for a few days to make sure it didn't become infected, etc. Just today, I noticed that the beak has kind of grown over the scrape, creating a small bump on the surface of the beak. Its not noticeable unless you look closely, but I'm taking the hen to a show in two weeks. I was wondering, does anyone know (or care to take a guess) as to how much this bump will count against her when being judged? I know that the Standard of Perfection has deformities of the beak being a DQ; does this count as one?
     

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