Spirit - the amazing grey dewlap toulouse gander!

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Iain Utah, Nov 22, 2012.

  1. Marty1876

    Marty1876 Hi Everyone!

    Baby STOOD UP!!!! She isn't walking really, but she totally stood on both feet, up above the ground!
  2. RURU

    RURU Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 25, 2011
    Troy, Missouri
    My Coop
    YEA for Baby!!!!!! Great to hear Marty.....[​IMG]
  3. Iain Utah

    Iain Utah Overrun With Chickens

    Dec 17, 2011
    Yay!!! Congrats!!! [​IMG]
  4. psue

    psue Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2012
    agree on waiting till roads are safe to take your baby out
  5. Triplell

    Triplell Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 29, 2011
    Brainerd, MN
    WAY TO GO BABY!!!!:weee

    Iian I totally agree on the safety on the roads. Unless it is an emerency it is never worth risking yourself and the precious cargo!!:highfive:
  6. Iain Utah

    Iain Utah Overrun With Chickens

    Dec 17, 2011
    This storm is moving slowly, so it may be Friday before we can get there. But the vet's office is really cool about it, my vet will be there all week, and another day or two is no biggie for Spirit. He is slowly adjusting to the 1st set of pins being removed, so perhaps he needed the extra time before more support is taken away.
  7. Marty1876

    Marty1876 Hi Everyone!

    I'd like to see a new pic of Spirits leg, if you have one. How is Iain???
  8. squirrelbug

    squirrelbug Out Of The Brooder

    May 19, 2011
    Manson, WA
    It's so good to hear about Baby standing! I have been following their progress...I read a lot and post a little [​IMG]


    aka Squirrelbug
  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    All kinds of Great news going on here, Baby standing, Spirit make slow steady progress... T having a great Christmas with hubs... I am blessed. [​IMG]
  10. Iain Utah

    Iain Utah Overrun With Chickens

    Dec 17, 2011
    I took new pics of Spirit this morning. Prepare for picture overload!

    First is a close up of the leg. It is hard to see the upper rod as his feathers are filling back in nicely, but it is the same as the lower rod with 5 pins instead of 3.
    Next is a sequence showing him walk to me without using his wings. He still hasn't quite figured out how to use the new leg.


    I think he still finds it easier to walk using his wings, but there is not enough room inside for full wing span.


    Our vet appointment got bumped back to tomorrow as this winter storm is taking its time passing us, but I look forward to getting that upper rod removed completely!

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