Gosling In Trouble

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by echix, May 24, 2011.

  1. echix

    echix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of the goslings that hatched late yesterday is fluffy and dried and did seem to be doing fine but noticed a while a go he started this gasping thing. Every breath seems deliberated.

    She hatched 1 Sunday and 1 Early Monday - they are two ahead of this one. She is still hatching 1 is coming out now and others are picking holes - this has been going on for 48 hours now. I think she might have stepped on him or crowded him.... smushed him?

    What should I do - take him out and give him some Sav-A-Chik (quik-chik) or is he too young to drink?

    Anybody know what's going on or have this happen and what to do??
     
  2. echix

    echix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    help anyone
     
  3. jackiejay

    jackiejay New Egg

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    I cant help sorry but do hope everything works out.
     
  4. WildWoodsWoman

    WildWoodsWoman Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] Geese are notorious for stepping on goslings. Take him/her out and try the Quick Chick. Keep warm and dry. He was most likely smushed and may not make it, but at least you give the gosling a chance with isolation and care.
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    How is your gosling doing today?
     
  6. echix

    echix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The little gosling gasping didn't make it and died the same day.

    I have one that is acting funny this morning now. It's just standing there -not eating not drinking - just standing.

    See my post in Emergencies if you can help>
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:Sorry I didn't see this earlier, been crazy today, hope the little goosling is okay please post.. [​IMG]
     

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