to debeak

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by rickeybailey53, Feb 11, 2014.

  1. rickeybailey53

    rickeybailey53 Out Of The Brooder

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    looks like this is a good candiate to debeak ?[​IMG]
     
  2. WooingWyandotte

    WooingWyandotte Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't have experience debeaking...but I would definitely use some sharp rose trimmers on that one.
     
  3. ClovisMan

    ClovisMan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    GONZO!
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  4. WooingWyandotte

    WooingWyandotte Overrun With Chickens

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    I wasn't expecting that...
     
  5. DaveOmak

    DaveOmak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try dog nail clippers... the ones you insert the nail into a hole... that way the beak should cut off straight... OR a dremel tool with the sanding drum.....
    Is that bird a pheasant ?? Is it cooped 24-7 ?? have you tried one of those white stones, that attach inside a parakeets cage, for them to sharpen their beaks on.... don't know it they work for game birds...

    Now you may have noticed, I don't know squat... a newbie here... just trying to think of stuff I've seen over the last 6 decades that may be of help...


    Dave
     
  6. Gonetothebirds

    Gonetothebirds Out Of The Brooder

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    Is that your bird? I hope you just mean trim the beak back as it's way over grown. Which I would say only happens with a bird that does not get outside in a natrual environment. And with the anti pecking thing on I would say that's the case.
    I would not clip as far as that line goes, you will cause bleeding. And trying getting her out scratching in the dirt and being a chicken.. .
     
  7. Gonetothebirds

    Gonetothebirds Out Of The Brooder

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    Is it even a chicken? ?? I was to blown away by the over growth and peepers things to look that hard
     
  8. rickeybailey53

    rickeybailey53 Out Of The Brooder

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    yes is a pheasant that is outside with other like it is this a menarel deficency or bad genitcs i have run across several i have that show this type of rapid beak groth even after triming
     
  9. WooingWyandotte

    WooingWyandotte Overrun With Chickens

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    Well good luck with your pheasant. [​IMG]
     
  10. pheasantfrenzie

    pheasantfrenzie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,
    Yes I would trim the beak but you could also use a finger nail clipper and a file. You will be able to see the soft part of the beak if doing it slowly and try not to make it bleed.
    The reason it's beak gets so long is because of the peeper it can't tell how close it is to things so it natutally can't scrap at anything for him to trim it down. Most birds do this naturally but some you do have to trim. You will probably have to repeat this since it will grow back over time.
    Good Luck
     

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