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Help with new Gosling please

Discussion in 'Geese' started by savannahchickmom, Mar 28, 2015.

  1. savannahchickmom

    savannahchickmom Out Of The Brooder

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    2 Sebbie/Buff Saddleback cross eggs - 1 just hatched & 1 is working on it. The one that hatched has a crossed beak, and its eyes don't look right. It has NO coordination - keeps throwing its head back and falling flat on his back. I am REALLY hoping that as it dries, and gains a bit of strength, it will be better than it looks to be right now. Poor baby. I have B Complex pills that I plan to grind up and add to their drinking water, if it makes it that far, as Niacin deficiency is a common cause of many waterfowl problems. Does anyone have any other suggestions? I am just sick about this. The eggs belong to a friend of mine. She has been SO excited to get these babies.
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    How is the gosling doing tonight. Sorry no one has seen your post. Yes put some of the B complex into the drinking water it may help.
     
  3. savannahchickmom

    savannahchickmom Out Of The Brooder

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    He got worse before he got better - poor baby! #2 hatched even worse that #1 did. I alternated dripping clean water through a syringe & a B Complex solution. With a lot of patience & babying, both are upright and doing MUCH better. #1's beak is twisted, so they are still facing some challenges, but they are so stinking cute!

    Thank you for responding Miss Lydia! It is disheartening when you cannot seem to find help right when you need it - lol. We live in a time when we expect answers RIGHT NOW.

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  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Oh my gosh how precious they look good so keep up with what your doing and hopefully they will turn out okay.The one who has twisted bill is it eating okay?
     
  5. donkeydew2farms

    donkeydew2farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they look good keep up the good work.
     
  6. BODEENY

    BODEENY Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How much humidity does the incubator have to be for goose eggs
     

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