Anyone have a 1 legged goose ? serious

Discussion in 'Geese' started by HeatherLynn, May 29, 2011.

  1. HeatherLynn

    HeatherLynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just curious, I have a post in emergencies looking for help but just in case there is none. Has anyone had a goose with only one fuctioning leg be able to survive? I am doing " physical therapy" in the tub to make sure its good leg stays strong while it heals. I don't want to push this though if there is no hope at any kind of life. So looking for hopeful stories.
     
  2. Alabama ee

    Alabama ee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw a blind goose. It just followed the others around. It knew where everything was.

    I have heard of one leg birds doing just fine. Just watch and see how the goose does.
     
  3. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your goose just might find a way to get around. Animals are quite unique.
     
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    20123001 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i had a one legged duck! he was really nice and got around quite well? maybe same thing with a goose?
     
  5. HeatherLynn

    HeatherLynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am hoping so. Doesn't look like anyone else has ideas on this one in the emergency section so I am going to keep doing what I am now. I guess at that point its just hope for the best. Its still very healthy. I doesn't even seem to bother it other than it cannot stand. It did stand in the tub today though which was a first. I think being in the water made it a bit easier. There was a bit of float help. It swam and hopped around in the tub for a good 40 min. I guess I will do that twice a day until it starts standing on its own in the cage. Keep the muscles built up hopefully.
     

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