View Full Version : Ontario AVIAN rehabber needed

07-20-2011, 12:10 AM
:sanp3 A friend has a colony of Canada Geese at work ... one with a broken wing. :(

Avian rehabber needed asap... please post if you know someone in the 'near-GTA' area.. or further :dono, if necessary.

Thanks guys, I know you'll do your best! :grouphug

(nb: Once again, TWC says: KILL IT... :( :nono I'm sooo tired of hearing them say that!!! :the_wife)

07-20-2011, 04:16 PM

am waiting to hear back from a friend... but it doesn't look good ...it's been already ? 24 hours with a broken wing....

will pm some people that might be able to give advice....:grouphug

07-20-2011, 10:40 PM
your best bet is to find a rehabber or even a goose lover on a farm forum.
is the goosie catchable? If no one will help and its not catchable it will be ok just needs to be fed through the winter if its a bonded goose its mate will stay with it.

catching it would tell us more

07-21-2011, 05:32 AM
They need Thier wings to be perfect
Hate to say it but at this point it may not be repairable even if it's broken in just the perfect spot, far down on the wing, not near a joint, and not an open fracture
90% of the heavy bodied birds I get with wing fractures need to be euthed sadly
Your best bet is to look for the larger centers that have vets on staff, (preferably ones that are set up to do waterfowland seabirds) most of the avian in home rehabbers I know are not set up to handle such large water birds