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Weird bump on my chicks beak!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SavannahAnnV, Mar 5, 2017.

  1. SavannahAnnV

    SavannahAnnV In the Brooder

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    I have four baby rock chicks and this one in particular came to me with this strange bump on her beak. I can't figure out what it is if anyone else has experienced this I'd love your advice on what to do! Thank you in advance![​IMG]
     

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    Kesko8 In the Brooder

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  3. R2elk

    R2elk Free Ranging Premium Member

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    That is the egg beak which helps them pip and zip while hatching. It will disappear shortly. Its presence indicates that this is the youngest of your chicks since the others have already lost theirs.
     
  4. SavannahAnnV

    SavannahAnnV In the Brooder

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    Thank you so much!
     
  5. SavannahAnnV

    SavannahAnnV In the Brooder

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    It came off today! Looked in and it was gone. Thank you everyone for your insight!
     

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