Gosling dying in my hands

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Dave Sgro, Jun 9, 2017.

  1. Dave Sgro

    Dave Sgro Out Of The Brooder

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    please someone help. I look here all the time for help. I recently purchased 3 Toulouse geese from metzers farm. I lost one female yesterday and am afraid I am losing the other as I type this. She is lethargic and just started today walking backwards. I was told to hydrate the goose but she didn't want to drink. I know it's to early for a swim but I put her in the tub with hopes she would put her head in the water and get a drink which she did. But she even swims backwards. She is sleeping in my lap right now while the male is running around like a normal goose. Please help.
     
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  2. Fields Mountain Farm

    Fields Mountain Farm True BYC Addict

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    Don't know how to help, I'm new to geese. But someone will pop in soon I'm sure. Hang in there!
     
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  3. Dave Sgro

    Dave Sgro Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks I hope so. I have done all I can think to do.
     
  4. BlueShadow

    BlueShadow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Suggestions: Nutridrench for poultry has lots of vitamins in it that may help her out

    You can use a dropper or syringe to put liquid in their beak, they usually swallow that

    You may get more answers if you post in the Emergencies/Illnesses section of the forum. Including information on age, housing & bedding, water access, and feed would be helpful.
     
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  5. Dave Sgro

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    Thanks doing that now
     
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  6. Fields Mountain Farm

    Fields Mountain Farm True BYC Addict

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    Sure hope the little thing makes it. Keeping my fingers crossed!
     
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  7. BlueShadow

    BlueShadow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry I don't have more help for you, I know very little about geese. I am sorry she is sick. I hope someone else has more ideas for you to try.

    Only other thing I thought of is giving a bit of sugar water for some energy.
     
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  8. Dave Sgro

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    I did that along with some egg yolk and electrolytes
     
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  9. biophiliac

    biophiliac Chillin' with the Peeps Premium Member

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    I wish I knew what to suggest! @rebrascora ? @Wyorp Rock ?

    Also, I think you should contact the seller about this.
     
  10. Dave Sgro

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    thanks She is still hanging in there but wife just called and seems like its going to be not much longer
     

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