Re: injured bird beek
Posted by mary on 2/14/08
On 2/14/08, wth wrote:
> On 2/14/08, mary wrote:
>> On 2/14/08, aodih gepo wrote:
>>> On 2/14/08, mary wrote:
>>>> I have a bay parrotlet and it has an injured beek.
>>>> Do these birds grow another beek if one is injured or
>>> It all depends on the type of injury or damage
>> The mother bite the baby's beek just below its
>> nostrils, and 1/2 of the tip is not attached anymore,
>> but is just hanging there. The baby (about one
>> month old) is still lively and eating the soft food
>> I am offering, but how long can this go on for? He
>> will need a beek to survive.
>> Will the beek grow back, like a nail?
I live in a small community that does not have a vet
and it is not possible for me to travel to another community right
now. Why do you think I am asking? A vet would be the perfect
solution, but having no access, I am trying to get some/any info I
can. This is very disturbing and I AM taking it seriously.
>> Should I take the tip right off?
> sounds like something that really needs to be checked by a vet.
> spend a few $ and take it right away and don't wait for replies
> from people that can't actuaally see the beak and then give
> casual suggestions. geez