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Re: injured bird beek

Posted by wth on 2/14/08
(7) Comments

    On 2/14/08, mary wrote:
    > On 2/14/08, aodih gepo wrote:
    >> On 2/14/08, mary wrote:
    >>> Help!
    >>> I have a bay parrotlet and it has an injured beek.
    >>> Do these birds grow another beek if one is injured or
    >>> missing?
    >> 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?
    > 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