canadian gosling looking for a home or rescue near wv any ideas help?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Azd1292, May 27, 2011.

  1. Azd1292

    Azd1292 In the Brooder

    May 18, 2011
    Yesterday my mom and I were watching the geese near our work when we noticed one baby (less than a week old) all alone getting picked on by the others. We waited and watched hoping momma could come to its aid. Well after the others tried to drown it we had enough. We saved it out of the river and brought it inside to rest . After a bit we saw another family with similar sized babies so we hoped it would belong to them. They were okay with it until they all got back in the river then they would not let this little guy come with them. He was already back in the water by this point and too far to get so we had to watch as he swam off all alone. We were really sad and sure he would be eaten or killed soon. A few hours this little buddy swam back across the river and back to us. We quickly saved it and he has not left our side since. I know its nature and we shouldn't of gotten involved but its hard to watch a poor little baby get attacked. Now we are trying to find a place or person or rescues/raises them. If you know of anyone near Northwestern WV that would be able to help us please let me know. This little gosling has touched our hearts and now we just want to give him the best chance possible.
    I also posted this is the geese index but i thought i would double it in the ducks just in case someone who raised ducks could help! Thanks
  2. TayFray!

    TayFray! Songster

    Apr 16, 2011
    Vienna, Maine
    I have no idea what you would do with it, maybe look up rescues on the internet and see if you find any! Good luck!
  3. xke4

    xke4 Songster

    Feb 3, 2007
    Just looked in my directory. I have someone listed in Liberty. Is that near you? Her name is Beth Bryan and her email is [email protected] There are very few listings for your state. Sorry
  4. Azd1292

    Azd1292 In the Brooder

    May 18, 2011
    Thank you I will contact her and see if she has any advice.. The DNR said to find a family with similiar size goslings and see if they will accept it so we are headed out to see if we can find him a family.. fingers crossed...
  5. Azd1292

    Azd1292 In the Brooder

    May 18, 2011
    Great news I was able to finally find geese tonight with the same size babies and they took our rescue right away! So happy he is back where he belongs and safe with a mom dad and three other babies! They all went off together like it was meant to be!
  6. thekid

    thekid Songster

  7. DurhamDuck

    DurhamDuck Songster

    Mar 26, 2011
    Durham, Connecticut
    Quote:That is wonderful news!!

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