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Old 05-15-2019, 12:38 PM
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So awhile ago I posted about how I thought Lincoln might be having some castling issues with his lower beak and it seems to have maybe corrected itself but his lower beak still looks really rough... I was having a hard time getting a good picture, especially of one from the front of the beak so I took a short video, what do you guys think?


I still really want to take him to the vet to get a blood panel done but it's 200$ for just the blood panel at my vet. Just bringing him in would be about 40$. and due to losing my job I don't exactly have that money right now... I'm trying to earn some money and I'm gonna ask my parents if they could help out but it's still so much x.x
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Re: lower beak

At this point, better to assure that your diet is spot on for your Green Guy's special needs.

The lower section looks like he has been working a cage bar a bit and it is flaking. Remember that it grows from the face to the tip, so the oldest section is closest to the tip.

Be watchful, but not crazy.
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Re: lower beak

Thing is he doesn't chew the bars. Most he will do is rub his beak on it / use them to climb around but that's it.
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Re: lower beak

Yup, rubbing can result in a thin flake to release. Get a few and everything look like his bill is falling apart. Least of your concerns at this point.

As you know, I'm an Amazon Snob, but I know that your green guy and my green guy have very different diet requirements.
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