goose ate marbles?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by sydney13, Jul 12, 2010.

  1. sydney13

    sydney13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2010
    Massachusetts
    2 days ago my goose climbed up my porch and got into a flower pot that a marble in it, and ate one before i could stop her. she is 2 months old now and not full grown but she seemed to swallow it fine. its round so its not like it could puncture anything but should i be worried?
     
  2. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    Grit is grit. It'll come out alright in the end.
     
  3. goosedragon

    goosedragon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2009
    Central NC
    A.T. Hagan :

    Grit is grit. It'll come out alright in the end.

    Being round it should not hang up in the gizzard and act as grit. if it went down ok it should indeed come out alright at the other end!
    I advise you not to watch if your geese Have a stone selection party, I had some 'chush 'n run' delivered and my flock couldn't wait to select some bigger grit. The size of the stones they selected was much bigger than the average marble (3/8")
    Do not leave any metal small parts around, or coins, they can cause problems.​
     
    Last edited: Jul 12, 2010
  4. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    My newer geese eat dirt [​IMG]
     
  5. NanoByte

    NanoByte Out Of The Brooder

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    for some reason, ducks and geese always like to nibble or eat random stuff. Ur goose should be okay.

    My duck eats bark and rocks.
     

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