7 or 8 Week old Toulouse GOSLING with Sudden Limp - Help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by PoultryPeeps, Jul 17, 2011.

  1. PoultryPeeps

    PoultryPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got two goslings that are now 7 or 8 weeks old - yesterday the female (we think) and slightly smaller one started limping on her left leg. Looked at her foot to see if she had something sticking her and her foot and leg look fine and seem to move naturally. She can still run pretty fast! But it isn't any better today, infact maybe a bit worse. I have been feeding Gamebird Starter (28%) but they are now sharing the coop with the chickens and don't spend as much time in there and I'm wondering if they are not getting enough protein. They roam around and eat grass a lot. This is my first time having geese. Any advice is much appreciated!!!!
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    PoultryPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the tip! When should I ease out of feeding the gamebird starter and go to something with less protein?
     

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