Is this normal?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Bongo7717, May 16, 2009.

  1. Bongo7717

    Bongo7717 New Egg

    May 16, 2009
    We have a flock of geese and one of the breeding pairs just had some babies. One of the babies became lame for some reason and the parents have abondoned it. We took it in and am now nursing it back to health. It is doing really well and is back to normal. The gosling is now about 3-4 weeks old. I noticed in the past couple of days, it has been plucking its fuzz on his right side by the wing. Is this normal? Is it doing this so his feathers can grow in or is this a more serious problem? I really appreciate any advice or reassurance that this is what is expected.
  2. loverOFchickens

    loverOFchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2009
    Depends how much.
    Can you see the skin?

    Post pics if possible.

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