I feel horrible...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by AilsVonHelson, Dec 27, 2008.

  1. AilsVonHelson

    AilsVonHelson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] We bought a new goose today, we were planning on buying the pair, but one had a bad eye so we agreed on buying another adult next weekend when they had healthier specimens, well, they were kept in crowded facilities, now this goose is free-range and hangs out with our ducks, but she screams looking around for her old mate. [​IMG]

    Darn it, she's not even used to being outside! We just got some midnight rain and i hear her yelling , probably because she's never been out doors. Poor dear. Hopefully the ducks or sheep wll show her the ropes of "free" life.

    Oh dear.

    Our property does link to our neighbours, who has 2 geese and we get along great with them, so I wouldn't be surprised if our goose went over and began living with them.

    I'll keep you posted on how she warms up to her new living arrangement.

    Edited because i can't spell. :]
     
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  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Poor thing. [​IMG] It took our goat a month before he stopped calling for his sister and mom.
     
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  3. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Go back and get the other.... I would.
     
  4. AilsVonHelson

    AilsVonHelson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are seriously considering it, but right now we're no sure if it's even alive. (Most places kill sick animals here...) We might check tomrrow, but we on't know. We are however gonna get another goose. Probably from a breeder. A dewlap Toulouse. [​IMG]
     
  5. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator~~~ BYC Store Support Staff Member

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    I agree, try to get the buddy goose. It will make yours much happier. The other goose is probably just as unhappy.
    Geese get strongly attached to each other, especially if raised together.
     
  6. AilsVonHelson

    AilsVonHelson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We just got back from the feed store. An old lady came in and picked up the other goose over night. Turns ot her flock was attacked by a dog and one of hers died.

    our goose is getting along fine now, sill a bit confuzzled at wet grass, the sheep let her tag along and the ducks have let her follow them.

    We're hoping she sees the neighbours geese and goes over there.
     

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