My gander is bleeding

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Grassman 52, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. Grassman 52

    Grassman 52 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I came home from work tonight and noticed that one of my ganders is bleeding around his penis - looks like it is hanging outside and bloody - Has anyone had the same issue - looks like he got hurt mating.
     
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  2. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    look at prolapsed penis it can happen in waterfowl, and BYC has some good threads on treatment
     
  3. Grassman 52

    Grassman 52 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Have you done anything to treat him yet? how is he doing?
     
  5. Grassman 52

    Grassman 52 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes - I cleaned him with cool water last night and again today - looks like it has retracted a little, stopped bleeding and he seems better. Just have to wait and see.
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    If you have some prep H or vitamin E to keep it lubed up so it doesn't dry out, that is very important it doesn't dry out.
     
  7. kimberly35042

    kimberly35042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is the strangest thing, but just this week a friend was telling me about her first experience with geese, and this very thing happened to her. She ended up with 4 ganders and 2 geese, and out of inexperience and based on what the breeder told her to do, she penned them all together.

    Well, she came home to find an injured gander with blood around the vent area. She separated him out and then a few days later, she witnessed a GOOSE grabbing the 2nd gander's penis as he was getting out of the pool. This time his man parts were very mangled and eventually dropped off. The first gander healed and went on to be fertile again.

    I recently had a call duck with penis prolapse. I treated with terramycin eye antibiotics for 10 days. Hate to think I'd have to do that to a gander. The tiny duck was bad enough....[​IMG]
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    What about the second gander is he okay now?
     
  9. kimberly35042

    kimberly35042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are so sweet to be concerned about him Miss Lydia! I believe the 2nd gander healed up and was fine, but obviously no longer fertile.

    I've had my little call drake separated for about a month now and still a little worried that I will have to remove the tip that is sortof scabby and dark.
     
  10. Grassman 52

    Grassman 52 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was keeping two trio's for breeding - now I may have to consider only keeping one.
     

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