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Re: injured bird beek

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

    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:
    >>>> 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?

    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