Henrietta, a Cross Beak Story

Henrietta, a Cross Beak Story
Add to Favorites Reading Time: 4 minutes By Doug Sharp I don’t know how, at the age of 60, one decides to become a backyard chicken tender but here I have found myself. And, like my gardening interest in owning one of every type of plant, I now of course wanted one of every kind of chicken. So, I did all the chick raising research, built a fancy big coop, headed to the local co-ops, and came home with 10 adorable fluffs of peeping love. But at about six weeks old, I noticed one of the chicks was not like the other. Her name was already Henrietta, a Golden Laced Wyandotte, and I noticed her upper, and lower beaks seemed to be growing apart, or at least not lining up together.  An internet search informed me that I had a cross beak chicken and that there were no chicken orthodontists

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