Crossed / Crooked Beak

Scissor beak aka: Crossed beak- What it is and How to Manage It

ESTHER scissor beak

by Kathy Shea Mormino  The Chicken Chick

Scissor beak, aka: crossed beak, crooked beak, is a condition in which the top and bottom beaks do not align properly. It can be caused by genetics, an injury or the inability to maintain the beak’s length and shape… Continue Reading


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2 thoughts on “Crossed / Crooked Beak”

  1. I’ve seen this in nature before. At least there is something we can do for the domestic flock. Wild birds probably don’t survive long with such a beak.

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