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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

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    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

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    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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