Lost Buff Goose

Discussion in 'Geese' started by exner60, Feb 2, 2012.

  1. exner60

    exner60 Out Of The Brooder

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    My Buff Goose didn't come in tonight. I went out and found her dead in the pond. Not sure what happened.
     
  2. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    Was there any blood as far as you could see?


    And [​IMG] it's good you joined!
     
  3. Sean S.

    Sean S. Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry to hear of your loss. :(

    Do you think something was wrong, or a predator?
     
  4. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    It sounds like a hawk tried to attack, huh?
     
  5. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I doubt it's a hawk. Do you have any other geese or a gander?
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    So sorry for your loss [​IMG]
     
  7. GUNNERMATE

    GUNNERMATE Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm sorry to hear of your loss. I know how it feels. I have lost 3 of my geese the last couple of weeks to a cat. I caught one bobcat, but there is a big male that I have not been able to snag yet. I set new traps tonight using the body of my beautiful lavender goose that he killed last night as bait. I have my fingers crossed.
     
  8. tbitt

    tbitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my goodness you guys, this is awful. I am so sorry to hear you lost your animals. That is so sad.
     
  9. exner60

    exner60 Out Of The Brooder

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    No blood, she was just floating completely soaking wet. I am wondering if it happened during mating. I had a duck a few years ago drown while mating.
     
  10. Oh the poor goose . . . hope you can figure out what is going on. And hope that bobcat gets caught!
     

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