Sick goose, I think

Discussion in 'Geese' started by reefitz, Nov 30, 2019.

  1. reefitz

    reefitz Chirping

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    15751443708537739732062628797366.jpg 15751443708537739732062628797366.jpg I have 2 geese and 2 ganders, all 7 months old. They are French Toulouse. One goose has been acting strange for about 2 days now. She doesn't seem sick, just acting weird. She just stands or lays in the same spot all day. She is honking and being loud, but she is not roaming or swimming with the others. I keep baytril, metacam and smz on hand at all times because I also have 70 ducks. Any suggestions?
     
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  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Mary Did You Know....

    Do you know if she is eating and drinking? Can you post a picture of her poop? @casportpony is our poop expert and a lot can be said about health in their poop.
     
  3. casportpony

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    A poop picture would be very helpful.
     
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  4. reefitz

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    I will try. Eating and drinking but not as much as usual. I give them all canned corn as treat at dawn before I put them in their pen and she didn't want any last night.
     
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    I think this hers. This is from the area she stayed in most of last night.. also we keep a ventless natural gas heater in their pen for heat. But I'm almost certain that can't be the problem because my husband does gas lines for a living so I know there are no leaks. Plus no other birds are sick. We also have co2 detector in there just to be safe. 15751464235532083417738660976449.jpg
     
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  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Mary Did You Know....

    That poop look worrisome. Hopefully @casportpony is still on to look.
     
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  7. reefitz

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    Ok. Thanks. Kinda good news, she went down to the pond. But her tail isn't up in the air like the others. I'm keeping a close eye on her.
     
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  8. casportpony

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    That looks like cecal poop. If it is, it might be normal. Can you post pictures of the next 4-5 poops?
     
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    I will try. There are 4 geese living in same area of the pen. But since she hasn't been feeling well she hasn't been moving much so I know her general area. This is a picture of her healthy sisters poo. I just watched it come out. 15751545177717401158358679080943.jpg
     
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    My unhealthy , her name is yeah yeah, I know, long story. She is one in the very back. I will keep an eye out for poop pics...lol
     
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