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spastic then dead baby geese

Discussion in 'Geese' started by iajewel, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. iajewel

    iajewel Songster

    Oct 22, 2008
    Corning IA
    I have a friend raising Shetland geese who lost all thier gosslings last year to something they can't pin point. I said I would post here and see if there are answers.

    The gosslings went "spastic" tossing their heads back and around, then died. He lost them all.
     

  2. Cottage Rose

    Cottage Rose Songster

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    At what age did they do this?
     
  3. mominoz

    mominoz Songster

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    Sounds like poisioning.
     
  4. iajewel

    iajewel Songster

    Oct 22, 2008
    Corning IA
    It turned out to be a vitamin deficiency
     
  5. Cottage Rose

    Cottage Rose Songster

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    Just curious...how did they determine that and what were they feeding them?
     
  6. iajewel

    iajewel Songster

    Oct 22, 2008
    Corning IA
    They called the zoo and found an expert in geese, that vet helped them figure it out.
     

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