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Can my goslings get too warm?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by lynelle, May 13, 2016.

  1. lynelle

    lynelle New Egg

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    I have 3 African goslings, a little over a week old now and they're doing great. My only concern is if its too hot. I live in Florida and its getting hotter during the day. I leave plenty of water for them and let them play in puddles of water, then dry them off... So can they get too warm? Or am I doing okay?
     
  2. The goose girl

    The goose girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They can easily get too warm, especially in the sun. Keep an eye on them and get them to shade (and water) immediately if they start panting and gasping.
     
  3. lynelle

    lynelle New Egg

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    They're completely in shade, I have tons of tree's, there's also a small tub of water they can stand in and I change the water twice a day, morning and afternoon. I haven't seen any panting and they love playing in the water. They come inside if it gets too hot tho also. Until they're bigger and able to go into the pond they stay "cooped" up.
     

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