My Goose has stoped walking.

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Joe1506, Mar 5, 2012.

  1. Joe1506

    Joe1506 New Egg

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    Help, I have noticed my goose is laying more than usual. I was watching her this morning and she is not standing up anymore. I stud her up myself and she walked, still eating and drinking, but she is eating alot of dirt.. Also noticed when she waged her tail she fell down. I don't have anything that could have hurt her, she is in an very larg fenced in back yard with a male gooes. Also when I picked her up, a bit of slimy water came out of her mouth. Can anyone help?
     
  2. cdnley

    cdnley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh no, that sounds terrible. Last year my duck (who wasn't laying) starting acting very lethargic. She was very slow and slept a lot. She even stopped eating for a while. I was very concerned but as the days progressed she slowly improved. I did add salt and sugar to their water and sanitized their food and water dish, changed their hay etc. I was close to getting some meds from the vet.
    Hopefully she will improve.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    could your gander have hurt her while they were mating? do they have a pool of some kind to mate in?
     
  4. mominoz

    mominoz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She may have eaten something toxic, or there is always a possibility of botulism or samonella,... I'd get her confined and with fresh grass, feed and water , maybe poultry vitamins and keep an eye on her. I have had one or two seem ill or weak , but then recover, and then I lost two youngsters last year with Neurological symptoms......
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    How is your goose doing?
     

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