How to trim/file down a scissor beak??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by koakritters, Dec 8, 2011.

  1. koakritters

    koakritters Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2011
    Does anyone know of a diagram of tutorial or anything that shows how to do this? I have my scissor beak roo that needs it done now, and I can't find a vet anywhere near me that'll do it, they all hear the work 'rooster' and go, "huh???"... [​IMG] doesn't seem that odd to me, but i guess they don't get many rooster beak trimming requests!

    He's still eating okay, but he's getting a bit thin, so I think it's time to trim it back down so he can eat better, and start him back on his baby food and apple sauce diet, poor spoiled baby! [​IMG]
  2. BamaSilkies

    BamaSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 28, 2011
    NE Alabama
  3. KayR

    KayR New Egg

    Aug 13, 2015
    Placerville CA 95667
    I have a hen whose name is Bobblehead. Shes a Polish grey. She has been trimmed 3x in a year and ready for another. I used a new pair of higher quality dog nail trimmers. I trimmed her beak in intervals as to not have bleeding. After first time we trimmed in another three days. There is packing powder to put in beak in case of bleeding.

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