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wild goslings

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Loulla, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. Loulla

    Loulla Out Of The Brooder

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    hi guys i'm new here so please be patient with me....
    I found 8 wild goslings yesterday they look about 2 days old. What can i feed then and how do I go about raising them?
    Thank you all
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  3. Loulla

    Loulla Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you.... ;)
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Good luck to you.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Are you sure there isn't a mama around? I would assume they need warmth like baby chicks.
     
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    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us!
     
  9. Loulla

    Loulla Out Of The Brooder

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    hi guys i have 8 egyptian goslings about 9 weeks old know. 3 of them have drooping wings, they hang straight down to the ground and sometimer hang in front of their legs so that they almost trip over them. I fed them chic grow and then only crushed yellow maize and about 2 weeks ago i gave them grower again.
     
  10. Haunted55

    Haunted55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Their wings are becoming heavy with blood for feather growth. This has happened to a few of mine and they are now just fine. One poor gander lost most of his feathers until he could build the muscles enough to keep them up off of the ground. I would put them back on a good 16% feed and make sure they have plenty of room to flap those wings. Building the muscles is the key.
     
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