Gosling Wing feathers not opening well and infection?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickforGod, Jun 30, 2008.

  1. chickforGod

    chickforGod Hatching

    Jun 30, 2008
    We have a gosling that the wing feathers are not opening and the wing is twisted at the end from the weight of it. Also at closer inspection some of the sheaths look as if they are filled at the end with dried puss, a yellowish dried substance. These are our first goslings so we have no experience with them. They are about 6 weeks old , Buff Geese. When I pulled on the tip of one of the yellowed sheaths a gob of yellow dried stuff came out and it bled a good amount. ANyone know what's happening? What do we do to treat?
  2. greyfields

    greyfields Crowing

    Mar 15, 2007
    Washington State
    I really can't picture what you are describing. Can you get a photo?

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