HELP GEESE ARE EATING FEATHERS!!!!

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  1. waterfowl rocks

    waterfowl rocks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went out goose pen and they are eating any feather they can find!![​IMG] please help.
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Maybe they need some extra protein, that what feathers are. how old and what do you feed and can they forage? sometimes boredom will cause them to do dumb things too.
     
  3. waterfowl rocks

    waterfowl rocks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are in a pretty big pen, I feed them corn and he is 3.
     
  4. Nuggetirl

    Nuggetirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Corn isn't a complete food.
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Your so right corn is like candy, they need to graze on grass and have feed appropriate for water fowl like an all flock or water fowl feed. That is why they are eating feathers.
     
  6. waterfowl rocks

    waterfowl rocks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I do feed whole corn but it's an afternoon snack. When you get time how about posting some pics of your geese we would love to see them [​IMG]
     
  8. waterfowl rocks

    waterfowl rocks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would but I do not know how.
     
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