Re: Sun Conure
Posted by Miriam on 7/01/07
On 6/30/07, karen wrote:
> On 6/30/07, Miriam wrote:
>> My Sun Conure's beak has slightly overgrown. Would I be
>> able to trim it myself and if so what type of cutting or
>> filing tool would I use?
> PLEASE DO NOT TRY TO TRIM A BEAK!
> If you mess up you could kill your bird.
> Give your guy lots of small wood toys to chew on.
> I give my guys cardboard boxes that printer paper comes in
> My guys also like grapevine toys that you can get at bird
> toy stores, or the paper "bagels". There are so many chew
> toys to let your bird enjoy "trimming" his own beak.
> Also doing a painful beak trim can damage your hard-earned
> If the beak must be trimmed let a vet look at the bird, an
> over grown beak can indicate liver damage.
> Frequently caused by a sunflower seed diet
Again thanks so very much for your information. Always