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GOSLING SNEEZING ...WHAT CAN I DO? PLEASE HELP ME

Discussion in 'Geese' started by jm93030, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello guys

    3 days ago a sebastopol gosling hatched

    today I noticed she was sneezing

    is this normal?

    if not

    what can I give her?

    she is in a big bos with some baby chicks

    they have pine shavings and 100 watt heat lamp

    temperature around the heat lamp is 87ยบ F


    Please help
     
    Last edited: Apr 18, 2012
  2. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    i wonder if she has an allergy to the pine shavings. Can you move her to a cage or something with a smaller heat lamp, like 75 watt and put her on non-skid shelf liner?
     
  3. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes I can

    i have an electric brooder with thermostat


    i will clean it and place her there

    is it normal for goslings to be allergic?
     
  4. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    i've never experienced it, but then i start all my chicks, ducklings, goslings on that non-skid shelf paper for the first week or so. It gives them good footing, and i can just toss it out every other day or so. They carry it here at the 99 Cents Store, so it's a cheap substrate.

    The shavings may not be the culprit, but is an easy step to take to rule that out.

    How is she today? Is the sneezing non-stop or occasional? Does she have any nasal discharge?
     
  5. melton33

    melton33 Out Of The Brooder

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    Well i have the same thing but she seems fine.
     
  6. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    If the gosling doesn't have deep enough water to dip her entire bill and face properly she will have sneeze like symptoms from trying to clear her nares.
     
  7. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much

    for once I got scared thinking she was sick from a bad desease
     
  8. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No nasal discharge she is doing way better in the clean brooder
     

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