Top beak too long HELP

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by maryellen21, Jan 29, 2015.

  1. maryellen21

    maryellen21 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Since Dora has been house bound with wry neck, i noticed her top beak is too long. Its now going over her bottom beak and i dont know how to trim it... HELP.....
  2. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 12, 2013
    Boulder, Colorado
    You can use dog toenail clippers and just clip the end 1/8". Keep taking a little off every few days. It will bleed if you take too much off. A fingernail file will work too
  3. Bufster2

    Bufster2 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 28, 2015
    Is bad bad?
  4. maryellen21

    maryellen21 Chillin' With My Peeps

    How do i get her to sit still to get it down? She is super hyper and its too cold to get her outside to wear it down naturally. Its just starting to hang over her bottom beak
  5. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    X 2 - wrap her in a towel, this gives you a good way to hold and control her entire body but still have your hands free to do the trimming.

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