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Photos -about the crow question post 
23rd-Aug-2015 09:43 pm
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Photos in addition to my post from earlier today ( http://parrot-lovers.livejournal.com/4828819.html )





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23rd-Aug-2015 11:37 pm (UTC)

I did a quick Google on broken beaks and there are lots of resources for broken chicken beaks that might help (such as keeping the area clean). One website suggested it would be a slow process.

24th-Aug-2015 12:43 am (UTC)
I really hope it will grow back- at least to an acceptable extend..
24th-Aug-2015 01:06 am (UTC)

Me too - best of luck and keep us updated :)

24th-Aug-2015 05:53 pm (UTC)
He / She had pretty much slowed down this morning and died before having completed 24 hours with us.. :(
24th-Aug-2015 06:30 pm (UTC)

I am so sorry. I hope you and your mother can tskr comfort in trying to help and providing it with a safe place.

24th-Aug-2015 12:02 am (UTC)
I read the other post.

My best guess is his upper mandible will not grow back, not to the length of his lower mandible. I am concerned about the pulp/gooey stuff coming out of his beak.

Do you have a fish and wildlife service? (I could not find one.) You might need to try and contact a vet or wildlife rehab in the United States who can help your mother, at least tell her what to do. Might also try a local zoo. Depending on their answer, unfortunately euthanasia might be the best course of action; if his beak does not grow back he will need to be fed a few times a day and given water. Can he do anything for himself, drink, eat, preen?

Here is my local wildlife rehab, I truly have no idea if they will be able to help you, but better to try. SCWC.org
And here is the vet I go to, https://pendervet.com/exotics/
If either place can't help ask them who you should be asking or just for some brief guidance.

I did find this: http://www.workaway.info/341214422875-en.html
I have no idea if they still operate or how close it is to you, but it might be worth a try (you have to sign up to contact them).

Okay I also found this;
Prof. Dr. Nilufer AYTUG - Avian Vet

Ada Veteriner Poliklinigi, Sulun Sokak, No:14, Levent/ Istanbul/TURKEY

Tel. No: +90-212-3246732 GSM: +905337442395.

e-mail: nilufer@vetperspective.org / nilufera@gmail.com

I wish you and your mother the best, I am sorry I could not be more help.
24th-Aug-2015 12:42 am (UTC)
Thank you a lot for all the effort put in the answer !! - I'll check the links and all, on the other hand I shall say we do know in person the local vet. you mentionned. She is not an avian vet. and she occasionnaly visits clinic in question. She is not a proper specialist anyway. She has some special interest in exotic animals though.

We managed to feed him with a syringue, so at least we've time to keep on with the research.
24th-Aug-2015 05:56 pm (UTC)
Just to have updated... I e-mailed the centers you had mentionned and we tried to reach out other people as well in meanwhile (like the caretta tortoises center in the south of Turkey as we had recently read they had a caretta with a fake mandible) but the crow had slowed down in the morning and died later in the afternoon..

Thank you again for the effort.
24th-Aug-2015 11:30 pm (UTC)
Oh man, I am so sorry. Thank you and your Mother for trying so hard from him, you 2 are good people.

Did either place get back to you? Quite curious what their responses were.
25th-Aug-2015 11:25 am (UTC)
A veterinary from pendervet answered last night, he tought the beak would not grow back but if no infection happens etc there would be ways to make a prosthetic beak - which would be a temporary solution he said. And that some birds - not all, would be able to adapt to the situation and manage to eat by themselves.

I had an automated answer from scwc - telling they check their e-mails randomly that it can take a few days to get an answer.

26th-Aug-2015 03:11 am (UTC)
Thank you so much for letting me know what Pender said. Good luck
25th-Aug-2015 01:00 am (UTC)
I'm so sorry that the crow died. The likelihood of the upper mandible growing back from an injury that severe and far up the beak was very low, so the poor thing is no longer suffering.
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