Gosling shedding feather... should i be concerned?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by sk990, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. sk990

    sk990 Out Of The Brooder

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    My 11 wk old goslings are losing soooooooooooooo much feather these days, got their down/feather flying all over the yard, is that normal? I did switch them off to a less protein feed about a week ago, could that be the cause? Thank you!
     
  2. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they are just molting. [​IMG] It's 100% normal. [​IMG]
     
  3. sk990

    sk990 Out Of The Brooder

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    Whew! What a relief!Had to admit that I was pretty worried.
    I didn't know goslings molt too... they're still babies, and literally just got their feather... well, You learn something new everyday!
    Thank you Bock
     
  4. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No problem. [​IMG]
     

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