Goose has beak problem??

Discussion in 'Geese' started by cityfarmer12, Dec 10, 2016.

  1. cityfarmer12

    cityfarmer12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, I recently got a big mixed goose and a Chinese. They have been doing great, and I'm now totally in love with geese. About a week ago I noticed the white on had a black thing on his beak. I caught him today and realized it looked more like a wound or like it was rotting away. I feel so bad I didn't check him right away. He is acting normal, chasing the dogs and eating and drinking.

    Can anyone tell me what it is and what I can do?
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  2. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Id keep an eye on it not sure what it is might be from transporting it i have white chinese my favs lol
     
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like its bean got ripped off somehow. It'll regrow, just watch for signs of infection.
     
  4. cityfarmer12

    cityfarmer12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, thank you. Should I put some first aid ointment or something on it to prevent an infection? I haven't transported him anywhere since I got him, but he is some clumsy it doesn't surprise me that he got injured.

    Lol, Chinese are awesome. Mine is a brown Chinese, and she is quiet the character. I think she is smarter than the one that is hurt...he's always falling all over everything.

    This is the Chinese, xiao
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  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    My gander is the worse for not watching where he is going. I'd put some ACV into the drinking water it can help heal 1 Tab to 1 gal of water. My gander put a hole in his bill once and the ACV helped to heal it.
     
  6. cityfarmer12

    cityfarmer12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I will do that. I periodically put it in the water anyway, but I will keep it in there until it is healed :)
     
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