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Help! Sebastopol feather bleeding

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Tilly6, Aug 27, 2016.

  1. Tilly6

    Tilly6 Chirping

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    There was a feather there last evening, It was bleeding a bit at the base of the feather. I don't know if the ducks are getting more aggressive or what. Did she chew it off because it was irritating? Should I pull it? The goose is about 14 weeks old.
     

  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    I apologize that no one responded! Unless the wound is bleeding profusely, I wouldn't worry about it. Poultry naturally pick on each other through the pecking order. You should only be concerned if one is being excessively harassed by the other birds.
     
  3. Tilly6

    Tilly6 Chirping

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    Thanks. :)
     

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