Best winter feed for geese

Discussion in 'Geese' started by rosawoodsii, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. ohiofarmgirl

    ohiofarmgirl Songster

    Jan 22, 2009
    hey goosedragon!

    what a hoot! ours had some slippin and sliddin' but they all HATED it. which i thought was pretty darn funny.. i mean of all the poultry they had to be the warmest in their little down coats! sheesh!

    i love that the ducks thought the flakes were bugs

    and yes gooses are sillly! i just love them tho.... mean ol' gander and non-snow-walker and all

  2. noahsgeese

    noahsgeese Border Collie

    Nov 30, 2009
    We let our geese eat non medicated layer feed,
    and they seem to do okay with it!

    Hope this helps!

  3. Sarree

    Sarree In the Brooder

    May 18, 2008
    Akron Ohio
    My geese will not touch pellets, crumbles. They only like scratch. So I feed them lots of greens to supplement their diets in the winter. Their favorites are: a stalk of celery, romaine, parsley, cilantro, and they like whole anise, they have fun playing with it, when it gets down to the bulb part i smash it up a bit with a hammer and put it in their water...they love love this. They also like whole grain breads, endive, any type of greens actually.

    Oh and cucumber sliced up and peas put in their water bowl keeps the ducks very happy. My ducks also like nightcrawlers if you can find them at a bait store during the cold season.

  4. Gigi goose

    Gigi goose Hatching

    Oct 4, 2015
    was reading your post. I found a goose on the side of the road about 3 months ago. She is doing very well. I free range her and give her lettuce cores twice a day about 1/2 pound each per meal breakfast and dinner. I have tried giving her poultry grains but it gives her diarrhea. it is not moldy or old. I need to know the amount to give her a day. 1/2 a cup? a cup? Would a combination of oats, and wheat be good for her? She is over a year old.
    The answer to this question would be very well appreciated
  5. Cottage Rose

    Cottage Rose Songster

    Jun 24, 2008
    Mid west Michigan
    Maybe shes got worms or coccidiosis. Take a stool sample to your vet
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Ephesians 6:13

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