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Barheaded Geese

Discussion in 'Geese' started by amazonman, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. amazonman

    amazonman Out Of The Brooder

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    Thinking about purchasing a pair, any advice on keeping them from members who has them? Noise level, friendly, food requirements, do i need a pond for them, thanks.
     
  2. J3172

    J3172 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feed mine regular duck pellets with a little whole corn. They seem to be a little bit timid at feeding time. As for noise I haven't had them during the breeding season, but they don't seem to "talk" very much. I would suggest a pond big enough for them to breed in at the very least.

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    I keep them in with the other geese, on a natural pond and they are doing very well.
     
    Last edited: Dec 6, 2011
  3. amazonman

    amazonman Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow nice pictures, they look great. Size wise they are not very big are they? Are they pinion?
     
  4. mckenzie

    mckenzie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been wanting some too but not many places have them for sale.
     
  5. J3172

    J3172 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those are from my phone so they could be worse I guess lol, yes they are pinioned, and The reason they look so small is because in the first pic they are next to a giant gander, and in the second pic the barnacle gander is about 6 ft closer to me up hill. All in all they are a nice size goose, a little bigger then my snow geese.
     

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