tip of hens beak curving up

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cutlass1972, Sep 17, 2010.

  1. cutlass1972

    cutlass1972 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just noticed it yesterday, I am positive it is new. Just the tip of her beak is starting to curve up. What causes this?
     
  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Idaho
    How old is she? If it is a young bird probably genetics. If it is an older bird, perhaps lack of opportunity to scrape/wear it down.
     
  3. crawfordmama

    crawfordmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you post a pic?
     
  4. cutlass1972

    cutlass1972 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is a young bird. She is one of ideal hatcherys 236's. I only have 2 of them but they are both incredibly reliable layers, one egg a day from each just like clockwork. I will try to get a pic tonight, she is very flighty.
     

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