gosling with curled up foot

Discussion in 'Geese' started by BeckyBoo, May 18, 2011.

  1. BeckyBoo

    BeckyBoo Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there, so my Toulouse eggs both hatched (after a VERY tense 2 1/2 days - what I'll be like if my own kids ever reproduce I DON'T know I'm sure!![​IMG]) Anyway, they seem fine except one (Gloria) was born with her left foot curled under and she / he was walking on her ankle. So this morning I put a little piece of cardboard under her foot and used micro-pore medical tape to attatch it so her foot is now flat. She seems to be getting around ok and it seems to making her ankle straighten up.

    Have I done the right thing? And how long should I leave it before taking it off - I sort of thought 2-3 days then see if it had made a difference. They're only pets so she doesn't have to be perfect but I'd like her to be able to get around as well as she can.

    These are my first ever geese - they are totally gorgeous!

    BeckyBoo
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Gracie9205 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have had this happen numerous times. I have never had to leave the shoe on longer than 24 hours! Easy fix!
     
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    SpeckledHills Chillin' With My Peeps

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