'book of geese'

Discussion in 'Geese' started by sayyadina, Dec 6, 2009.

  1. sayyadina

    sayyadina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a copy of this book, but I just cannot seem to find it. I was wondering if it has any information about the amount of space goslings need in a brooder.
     
  2. 3dogs

    3dogs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The book says goslings need 3 to 5 times the floorspace normally allowed for chickens. It further states they should have a minimum of 3/4 square foot of floorspace per bird for the first week when they are brooded on bedding, 1 1/2 the second week, and 4 to 5 square feet up to 4 weeks. He says the figures can be reduced by about 1/3 when wire floors are used.
     

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