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Rehabilitation for a mistreated bird?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by akamai42, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. akamai42

    akamai42 In the Brooder

    Mar 14, 2011
    I have wanted a GLW for a year and finally bought one (btw, is it pronounced wyandote or wyandot?) at a bird swap. Her beak had been cut into a rounded shape and has something that looks like a thick layer of scar tissue on the bottom half but it doesn't seem to hinder her from eating. Her toes (nails?) have also curled around to the side, like a bird that's been raised on concrete or something. Is there anything I could/should do for her? I know I should have checked her over more carefully and I almost regret taking her home, except that I know she will have a much better life now.

    Thank you for any advice!

  2. foxypoproxy

    foxypoproxy Songster

    Aug 2, 2011
    Madison, CT
    You could clean her up a bit and try to make her more comfortable.
    Give her a bath, clip her nails, check her for mites, etc.
    Just make her enjoy the rest of her life as best you can.
  3. laughing man

    laughing man Chirping

    Sep 18, 2010
    westfield mass
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