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Shot goose help...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Melissa Rose, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. Melissa Rose

    Melissa Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an adult goose who has been shot in the face right under the eye with a pellet. I have removed the pellet and there is a dime sized whole in her cheek between the bill and her eye. It is not bleeding but goes all the way to the bone. What would I put on the wound to keep flies off since it is so close to her eye. Thank You for any help with this!!!!!
     
  2. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

    Mar 7, 2011
    Fort Worth, Tx
    Do you have a large dog crate you can put her in?
     
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  3. Melissa Rose

    Melissa Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do but she is totally afraid to be separated from the gander and her other two goose mates. I have 4 total One Gander and three Gooses. If I try to separate her she flails around desparately trying to get back to them. I thought if I kept her with them she would be calmer. I'm afraid to put anything on it since it is so close to her eye!
     
  4. Evelle

    Evelle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    North Idaho
    if it wasnt close to her eye id say super glue....
    but maybe some vasolene??
    or neosporan..

    WHO WHOULD SHOOT A GOOSE!!!
     
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  5. Melissa Rose

    Melissa Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A bunch of #$%^%$#$%%^&^% Pardon my language and not just a goose the sweetest most gentlest goose Miss Penelope!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I was afraid to use the Neosporin in case she wipes her cheek on her shoulder then injests the neosporin off her feathers! The flies are really bad right now so I am afraid of her getting magots in the wound!
     
  6. Evelle

    Evelle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    North Idaho
    i would use the vasolene..
    out weighing her getting a little in her mouth or getting it REALLY INFECTED from maggots
    she wouldnt get enough to hurt her.

    what little twerps!!! [​IMG] ugh!!
    im sorry [​IMG]
     
  7. joe17

    joe17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2009
    Louisiana
    I would use neosporin. Some even put neosporin in their eyes to cure infections so that is very safe. Super glue is always an option....
     
  8. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh my, can you post a picture?
    a prayer is coming your way [​IMG]
     
  9. Evelle

    Evelle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    North Idaho
    Quote:im worried that super glue would get in her eye and close it up.
     
  10. Snowygirl

    Snowygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:totally, i'll be praying...<><
     

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