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my gosling is a bully

Discussion in 'Geese' started by mlktrkdvr, Apr 18, 2011.

  1. mlktrkdvr

    mlktrkdvr Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 18, 2011
    SE Nebraska
    the gosling that is now two days old is pecking at the new gosling that hatched kast night. I put the second one in the brooder this morning and watched them for a while. Then seperated them. I have tried two more times but the older one still pecks at the toes of the younger. It must hurt because of course the baby cries and then mom (me) comes a running and seperates them again. This is too much like my own kids!![​IMG]
  2. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

    Jan 18, 2008
    Newman Lake, WA
    It needs some grass to nibble on.
  3. The goose girl

    The goose girl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 7, 2010
    pips&peeps :

    It needs some grass to nibble on.

    Exactly. Give it something else - preferably grass - to nibble on. Goslings will nibble. It's not being mean, it's just trying to figure out what's good to eat.​

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