Signs Your Goose May Be Sick

(and How to Help)

If you’re new to raising geese, this can be quite the challenge. Usually, spotting an injury or illness in your flock takes time spent watching them.

Animals get hurt sometimes. You can’t overreact every time a goose sprains an ankle or gets a nick on its beak.

There Is an Obvious Injury

Sick geese often have internal balance problems, and the signs of illness will be obvious when they are walking around.

They Have Trouble Staying Balanced

Diarrhea is a sure sign that your goose is sick. A bit of digestive trouble is usually normal every once in a while.


Pinworms and other small parasites rob your geese of nutrients in their diets. They will need to take medication to get rid of the parasites

They Have Worms