Rehabilitation for a mistreated bird?

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

  1. akamai42

    akamai42 Out Of The Brooder

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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