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Goose Emergency...Broken wing

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lilshadow, Jul 5, 2008.

  1. lilshadow

    lilshadow Songster

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    I have a goose that is about 15 weeks old, and something got ahold of him last night, and it's wing is broken. I have wrapped the wing close to it's body. Is that the only thing that I can do for him?
     
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member Premium Member 11 Years

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    If you wrapped the wing in the proper position with the bones correctly placed, that is all you can do. Good job!

    I recommend separating him and loosening and rewrapping every other day or so to make sure it is not too tight. They are still growing at that age.
     
  3. lilshadow

    lilshadow Songster

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    Thanks a bunch. A friend came over and we put an antiseptic wash on the wounds, and rewrapped his wing in the proper position. I am going to bring him into the bird hospital in my garage tonight just to make sure what ever got him last night can't get him tonight. He has no defense with just one wing.
     

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