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Brown Chinese gander loosing flight feathers and knob turning rust color.

Discussion in 'Geese' started by perdue613, Jun 2, 2016.

  1. perdue613

    perdue613 New Egg

    Jun 2, 2016
    My gander (age unknown. Was a rescue) is loosing his flight feathers and some smaller ones and down. His knob also started turning rust color. I have never raised geese so any help would be greatly appreciated.
  2. WhiteAfrican923

    WhiteAfrican923 Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 7, 2013
    He's molting. Simple as that. I would only freak out if they didn't grow back. I wouldn't worry about his knob. That comes with age. Like people getting gray hair.

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