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I've never seen the inside of a goose's mouth before. Has she ate anything green lately? I would try everything to get her to eat. The tub is not going to hurt her just warm up the water every now and then. Make sure she doesn't get to cold. We have emergency 24 hour vets around here? Do you all have any of those around you?
Not sure about the rest but for the limping I would check her for hot spots due to injury, sprain or strain. Some time after her bath and she is back to normal temperatures gently feel her feet, legs and hips for any hot spots. If its an injury or from sprain you might be able to feel it. If you do feel a hot spot you can ever so gently massage. I had a goose and a duck I had to massage due to mild injuries.
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You just give her warm baths you don't leave her in the water all the time? being sick she could chill very easily.I'd actually towel her dry and make sure she is in a warm place till dry.
Have you tried mixing some feed into the almond milk she likes and making like soup see if she'll try to eat or drink it. If she is losing weight that is not good. Did you read the emergency thread I posted.It talks about tube feeding that is one way to get them back feeling better especially if they have lost weight.
My mom came for moral support earlier and we were able to get a little down, but I'm about to try again on my own after I find a few band aids for my finger so I don't feel her teeth when I stick my finger in her mouth to get the smoothie in her cheek.
Thanks for the tips! So far she is hanging in, but not looking very perky...