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Re: Cracked Beak leading to Overgrowth in other beak????

Posted by Jenny on 2/07/06
(3) Comments

    On 2/07/06, Michael L wrote:
    > On 2/07/06, Jenny wrote:
    >> My Budgie has a cracked upper beak in the left corner. It
    >> seems now that the bottom beak is showing through that left
    >> corner too much. It seems to me that either her beak is
    >> growing too much and only out that chipped side or
    >> its...normal??? Any info??
    > If her beak is missing a piece or section, the bottom beak
    > will probably start to grow into that area because it is not
    > meeting the resisitance that the top beak would provide.
    > Sometimes with cracked or broken beaks, it helps if an
    > experienced avian vet looks at it and possibly corrects the
    > problem with grinding or repair.
    > It probably isn't the worse thing that could happen, but it
    > also probably can be fixed.
    > Michael L

    Thankyou, that helps alot.