Pullet with a bruised beak?!?!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SkeeredChicken, Apr 30, 2007.

  1. SkeeredChicken

    SkeeredChicken Songster

    Feb 27, 2007
    Orlando, Florida
    I dunno what happened to her, but somehow it looks like it got caught in a door. Something akin to catching a finger in a door with it being the upper part, say like the nail. OUCH!?!? Anyway, it's all red and looks like you can see the part that "got caught in the door." Kind of cracked like. I hope she's gonna be okay.....


    I definately need a better camera, lol......
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2007
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Awwww, poor little thing. Is she eating and drinking ok? If so, I wouldnt worry too much...just keep an eye on her.
  3. 4H kids and mom

    4H kids and mom Cooped Up

    Mar 10, 2007
    Southern Wisconsin
    I had that happen to a young parrot once. The vet told me to feed (or at least offer) softer foods until she felt better. She said to think of it like running into a wall with your nose and then trying to pick up food with our nose. It hurts, so soft food is better if you can offer it, but on the good side, it should heal up just fine. Keep an eye on the crack tho, you might need to trim it or it might grow funny later.
  4. Pringle_Sussex

    Pringle_Sussex Songster

    Apr 19, 2007
    aww poor thing... watch her like a eagle... is she eating and drinking ok.... yeah don't let her run into walls/doors.... pooor thing...

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