Sebastopol goose being a little moody......any ideas?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by featheredfashions, Aug 31, 2011.

  1. featheredfashions

    featheredfashions Songster

    Aug 31, 2011
    Hi I have a 5 month old indoor diapered Sebastopol goose. He has been really moody for the last week. He is eating and drinking fine, and seems to be healthy. He is normally very sweet and mild mannered, but now every time I try to talk he keeps squawking over me. He has always been great around my kids and still is, but now when they come into a room that he is in, he starts squawking really loud at them. Not being threatening to them or anything, but he just wont be He appears to have new feathers coming in. Could this be his second molting and if so would this cause him to act this way? Thank you [​IMG]
  2. coloradochick

    coloradochick Songster

    Dec 19, 2007
    Brighton, CO
    He could be just maturing and becoming more male like which means for most, a little more agressiveness, wanting to mate, etc.
  3. pete55

    pete55 Songster

    Feb 19, 2011
    Suffolk, UK
    x 2

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