Scissor Beak...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Robbo, Feb 27, 2015.

  1. Robbo

    Robbo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2013
    Is there anyway to make it from progressing? Chicks are 9 days old and one of our favorites already, I picked up last night and the bottom beak is slanted to the side. It is nothing terrible yet. But I don't want it getting worse if I can prevent it.
  2. Folly's place

    Folly's place True BYC Addict

    Sep 13, 2011
    southern Michigan
    Not really. Trimming it a little bit at a time might help, and feeding in a very deep dish helps too. A cockrel might make it to butchering time, but a pullet will have a hard time when she come in lay keeping up her weight. There's a thread here somewhere con these chicks, but I personally have given up on them, as far as long term survival is concerned. So sorry, Mary

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