Trimming a BEAK??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Swbuda, May 26, 2010.

  1. Swbuda

    Swbuda In the Brooder

    Mar 11, 2009
    Temple TeXas
    I have an aracuana who's beak was injured when she was younger. I've been watching her as she grows, and IT is growing crooked.. She seems to fend for herself just fine but it looks so "goofy". If I trim her beak, how far can I go? How deep, (don't want to hurt her or make her bleed)?? Any suggestions??
  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    If its not too badly trimmed I would try to just file it with a nail file.. I have heard of folks doing this .. they would file for about 15 minutes a day until it was a more normal shape...

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