white goose in my neighborhood all alone...

Discussion in 'Geese' started by plc, Jan 20, 2012.

  1. plc

    plc Out Of The Brooder

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    I ha[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]I live in South Central Pa, not sure if that is important or not..

    There are always ducks & geese nearby, hanging out in water-retention ponds & such, even through winter. Lately there is a white goose all alone, do they breed for life? I always feel bad for it when I drive by, in this huge water-retention pond, with no other geese to be found.

    Just curious!
    Thanks
     
    Last edited: Feb 14, 2012
  2. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like he got dumped there, poor thing. He may have had a partner, but something might have happened to it.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Is there ducks in the pond with it? at least it will have them to hang out with...
     
  4. plc

    plc Out Of The Brooder

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    There are no chicks with it. It is totally alone [​IMG]
     
  5. galgo98

    galgo98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like it needs to be rescued! [​IMG]
     
  6. chickathon

    chickathon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have read that geese mate for life. In a way that's sweet and awful at the same time. It's really hard on them I imagine when they lose their mates.
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I meant is it hanging out with any other ducks or geese wild or domestic? Can you give it a home? does it look malnourished?
     
  8. 1MrsMagoo

    1MrsMagoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it is a domestic goose that got dumped and is all alone...it won't stand too much of a chance on it's own. I agree with Lydia and a couple others: This sounds like a potential rescue operation. Poor thing.
     
  9. farmdude

    farmdude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please help it! If you can't, can you find someone who will? I would take it if I was in driving distance.
     
  10. galgo98

    galgo98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Let me know if you need help rescuing it. I'm near Hershey, PA. I could also foster it until a permanent home is found.
     

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