Question about "hurt" duck bill

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by trondin, Oct 10, 2014.

  1. trondin

    trondin Out Of The Brooder

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    Today my Pekin, Luna, rushed back into her cage for food and stumbled and fell bill first into the cage wall which has gaps between the wire that are about 3/4 of an inch wide and her bill went right into it and got stuck briefly, but she wriggled it right out. It was literally only like 2 seconds she was stuck but when she popped her bill out I noticed there was a slight dent at the tip from where it got stuck in the cage wall. I am curious if this will go away over time, and would this cause her pain? She did not seem in pain at all just a little panicked she was stuck but then carried on with eating fine right after. The dent is very minimal but still noticeable so I just wanted to be sure, very protective duck mom over here, lol. [​IMG]

    Thank you!
     
  2. Jessica89

    Jessica89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww! Bless her.
    I am not sure if the dent will go? I hope someone can help you but I hope she is ok!
    Ducks are so so clumsy.
     
  3. diosa

    diosa Out Of The Brooder

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    My dog chased one of our ducks and scratched his bill. It bled a little like normal tissue and healed up completely in a week or so without scarring. So I would think that the dent would heal up too.
     
  4. trondin

    trondin Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh boy ouch! But actually yes I just got back home and checked on her and it already seems to be fading some looks like a little surface scratch now so I hope it goes away in no time then:)! Thank you so much!
     
  5. diosa

    diosa Out Of The Brooder

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    You're welcome.
     
  6. Mrs.H

    Mrs.H Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My clumsy Pekin somehow managed to crack his beak when he was young. Healed just fine! Glad yours is already healing!
     

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