All parts are made up of the beak bone.Parrots have a tendinous ligament between the bones of the skull and beak, which allows them to move separately the upper mandible.Depending on the species of parrots, their way of eating, adaptation to the environment, they may have differences of appearance beak.
cornea beak is growing and moves to the edge, thus all the cracks and damage to fade.Completely horny layer is updated within six months.With the help of receptors located at the end of the beak, parrots detect heat, cold, touch and feel the shape of objects.
In order to monitor the cleanliness of a parrot's beak, it requires a special surface, on which he will clear the beaks of food residue and wash the excess keratin.
Possible problems with the bill and their solutions
beak parrots can grow, thus it is necessary to check whether it is brittle and fragile.If the result is positive, and in this case there are growths, then the cause is a tick, a disease called knemidokoptoz.Treat it very simply, it is sufficient to complete disinfection of cells and use the facilities for treatment of the affected beak.Perfectly suited for this aversektinovaya ointment or petroleum jelly, offered in all veterinary pharmacies.
In the absence of liver disease can growths (poisoning, infection or tumor).It is necessary to include in food parrot vitamin complexes A, and vitamin C, biotin, folic and pantothenic acid, and calcium minerals.These trace elements prevent the softening and, therefore, changes in the structure of the beak of a bird.
necessary to provide special facilities for the parrot beak grinding.They can be mineral stones, special perch, sepia, twigs of trees or shrubs, you will need to track whether their use of the bird.The positive effect will supplement the diet of a parrot solid grain and de-fat food, which leads to liver disease and problems with metabolism.
beak overgrowth can be caused by a bird strike them on the glass or hormonal disruptions.In such cases, you need to carefully trim the beak, otherwise it will reach such proportions that the parrot will not be able to eat on their own.
process of trimming should be done very carefully so as not to cut more than necessary.As a rule, it must be an expert to do that there was no bleeding and there was a painful wound in poultry.
beak defects can be congenital, due to poor egg incubation, or acquired in nestling age.During manual feeding chicks can easily injure them beak, because he is their soft and is in its formative stages.
Such defects can be corrected at the chicks.In adult birds, this is possible through surgery with the help of an experienced veterinarian.