Posted this in the Emergency Board... UPDATE: Jesse has passed on T_T

Discussion in 'Geese' started by sillysister74, Nov 28, 2010.

  1. sillysister74

    sillysister74 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 1/2 year old embden goose is not able to stand!
    He is a little lethargic and has tar black stool. He is not able to walk or possibly stand. I brought him inside and put him in the bathtub on a towel with no water (except a bowl to drink) and food. We are going to give him boiled eggs to build him up. We have a secured yard and it does not seem like he is injured. His eyes does seem sunken in though. Does anyone know what it could be?
     
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  2. Omniskies

    Omniskies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What have you been feeding him? Does he have an appetite? Is he drinking?
     
  3. sillysister74

    sillysister74 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been feeding him Waterfowl Pellets He is drinking and eating but not as much as usual though. His feathers are coming out easier. Yesterday AM he was fine. We went to church and had stuff to do in town and did not get home until 6:30pm. When we came home the other two came to us like usual but he could not use his legs. That is all I know for know.
     
  4. feathersandfluff

    feathersandfluff Chillin' With My Peeps

    Has the goose been able to drink any stagnet water or eat any molded food?
     
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  5. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    I would treat for cocci; just make sure he doesn't take in too much water once you treat.
     
  6. sillysister74

    sillysister74 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is a possibility he could have ventured to some stagnant water. His last few BM's have been almost clear pink tinged. He seems to be getting weaker. How would I treat him for Cocci?
     
  7. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Amprolium/Corid
     
  8. floridaquilter

    floridaquilter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how is your gander today? hoping he pulls out of it [​IMG]
     
  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I hope he's feeling better today also, I have an Emden gander he is very special to me.
     
  10. sillysister74

    sillysister74 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think he might be getting better, but then again I never had one sick before. He is in the bathtub. I figure it has plenty enough area he can scoot around and easier to clean. He still has clear pink tinge BM with brown about. He is starting back to honking though not good on his feet at all. I put some ACV in the water for him to drink. I went all over town to find the meds. No one has them go figure. Usually he fights me when I feed him. Yesterday he did not of that, just a few min he had a half hearted attempt.

    ETA: Thank you for all of the information and thank you for the warm wishes and support.
     
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