Split bottom beak

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by FloridaChick13, Dec 18, 2016.

  1. FloridaChick13

    FloridaChick13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all,
    I was hanging out with my girls when I noticed Beverly's beak. The bottom one is split in half. It doesn't seem to cause her any pain. She eats and drinks and lays just fine. What could have happened? [​IMG]
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    She could have injured her beak on an object or by being hurt by another chicken. Google "injured beak in chicken," and look for TheChickenChick for good advice on helping to repair a beak. Most people suggest using a tall sided bowl with water added to feed to make it easier for them to eat.
     

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