Goose "puking"?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by bock, Sep 5, 2010.

  1. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was watching my geese the other day, and I saw one of my geese puke, or something like that. He drank a bit of water, and then he looked down and a bunch of water fell out of his mouth. Is this normal, or is it something I should worry about? Thanks! [​IMG]
     
  2. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    when my geese drink, the water will fall back out if I pick them up, or if the head gets lower than their stomach... i don't worry about it, and it doesn't seem to be a problem.
     
  3. Goosehaven

    Goosehaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know why they do that from time to time but they do. I noticed one of my ganders did it quite a bit last year and it worried me at first. No harm came from it so I quit worrying [​IMG]
     
  4. lilchick

    lilchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My pet muscovy male named Gator did that last week. He was standing next to water trough and started puking up liquid. He tossed his head a few times and it went everywhere.
    I worried about him and kept an eye on him the rest of day. He would not eat, just stand next to water and drink more. I figured he was overheated??

    Next day he was fine and first one to greet me at the gate for breakfast!
     
  5. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well that's good! I am glad he is okay. [​IMG]
     

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