Top of chicken beak bloody

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Kat4011, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. Kat4011

    Kat4011 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just went outside to give my chickens some apples and I noticed one of my Leghorns beaks was bloody! It doesn't seem to be cracked, almost just a layer shaved off the top almost like a fingernail, but the area is dirty (they have ALWAYS been super dirty, but maybe I just notice it more since they are white!) and I don't want it to get infected. My leghorns aren't the nicest to the other girls so I hope it wasn't a fighting issue [​IMG]. Should I treat this in anyway? I realize this isn't the best photo:
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