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Goose Egg Hunt

Yep, it is that time of the year where the geese are laying eggs. First, I had to find their nests. Luckily, I spotted one when Mother goose was sitting on it making me an egg. We got several of our geese late last year when they were not in mating season. we knew we …

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Raccoons & Plastic Eggs

We got some plastic Easter eggs to try to fool the chickens into laying eggs were we want them. Well, it was more of a compromise. There are places in the main yard where I wouldn’t mind them laying eggs, if they have to insist on NOT laying in the hen house. So, I put …

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Duck Fence – For Goats

As many of you know, we have this pond and we put some ducks and geese there last fall. Now goats and donkeys like to eat cattails. Originally, we didn’t think too much of this, but once we had water fowl, we saw that some pond plants would be beneficial. They provide hiding places, shade, …

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Aquatic Fowl Couples

Just last weekend, we added two more geese to our little geese flock. They are Canada geese, a bonded couple, and each being about 3 years old. These two came from the same family who gave us Angel Boy and his mom last October (thanks E.R. and family!). When we released these two from the …

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The First Egg Is the Golden Egg

It happened. And we didn’t expect it. Our first goose egg! Yep, our two white geese have paired up and the larger one is a male. We guessed that a while back because he was always a dick. In fact, we were contemplating putting him away in the freezer last fall, but life got busy. …

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New Water Fowl

We added some more geese and ducks to the water fowl family. These two white geese were raised in a field and then captured for the supper table. A woman took them in and fattened them up, making them pets. But she lives in a city area and geese are loud. So I bought the …

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Predator Problems

We lost our goose Bob a few weeks ago. I’m posting a picture of his carcass here to show that very little of it was eaten, which indicates Bob was killed for fun, most likely by a neighbor’s dog. We are the only folks who fence our dog in a specific dogyard among our neighbors, …

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Creature Feature: Geese Bob & Vin

Earlier this month a friend and neighbor (anyone within 10 miles out here is a neighbor) gave us a pair of geese. Some houseguests of her’s had bought 2 goslings and when they left for places unknown, left the geese to get by with the chicken flock. We have a pond, so we went and …

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