When/How to trim a bird w/scissor beak's beak?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by FeatherMtnFarms, Mar 13, 2018.

  1. FeatherMtnFarms

    FeatherMtnFarms Songster

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    My sweet little personality girl, Muffin has scissor beak and has all her life. Just wondering I have heard they will need trimmed and hers is starting to look a little abnormally long, not terrible just abnormal. Does anyone have a picture or something of when they should be trimmed? And how would I go about doing this? Thanks!

    P.s: I can get a pic tomorrow if need be:)
     
  2. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Crowing

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    I use a pedi paw dog trimmer for the nails,sure it wouldn’t hurt to use it for the the beak.I like it better then using razors and etc.
     
  3. FeatherMtnFarms

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    Cool, I was thinking a regular animal clipper would work but wasn't sure...thanks!
     
  4. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Crowing

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    It just seems like it hurts to me.The pedi paw is just a sand paper thing on a motor going around and around,basically a nail filler.I even used it on my nails just to see what they were gonna feel.
     
  5. FeatherMtnFarms

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    Oh, I looked it up. I don't think I would use it on her beak..I thought it was a regular nail clipper.
     
  6. Nikkijo

    Nikkijo Chirping

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    I have same problem. How old is a good age to start trimming / dremeling ?
     
  7. FeatherMtnFarms

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    I don't think age matters. Just how the beak itself is doing, as in how long it is and such. I will have to get some pics of her beak..
     

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