split beak/ cracked beak

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by EsKezzy, Sep 19, 2013.

  1. EsKezzy

    EsKezzy Out Of The Brooder

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    We noticed 2 days ago that one of our girls had a split in her beak. My boy noticed this morning that it was a little wider.
    So, this afternoon we went to take pictures and I think a little bit has broken off b/c now it's looking more chipped.
    It doesn't seem to bother her or make any problems for her. Is this something I should try to fix or just leave it?


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  2. bantambury

    bantambury life does go on.

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    You can try to superglue the crack as long as you dont glue her mouth shut. Also, her beak looks a bit too long so that may be why iys breaking...do you file it or have anything for the chickens to file it on???
     
  3. EsKezzy

    EsKezzy Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm obviously new at this. Do their beaks normally need trimming?
     

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