BirdTricks Blog | Parrot Training — beak trimming
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Q: Is it true that I should have my bird’s beak trimmed?
– Miles.B., Billings. MO
A: A bird’s beak is made of keratin, the same fibrous protein that forms our nails and hair. And like our nails and hair, beaks are in a state of perpetual growth throughout life. One would think that this would necessitate a beak trim every now and again, but this is not usually the case. If your bird’s beak is normal in appearance, there is no need to have ...
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