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Cape Barren geese

Discussion in 'Ornamental Fowl (Swans, etc.)' started by bemba, Nov 6, 2012.

  1. bemba

    bemba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Cape Barren geese! First pic of them with their mother (not mine) and 2 other pics of them at my place, they were adopted by my pair of China's!
     
  2. destinduck

    destinduck obsessed with "ducks"

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    Thats great .Good on ya! Thats wild about the Chinese taking them in. Thanks for sharing.
     
  3. JJRS

    JJRS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have blue snow's that like to adopt the giant Canadian's i hatch in the incubator from time to time. Funny to hear the China's doing it.
     
  4. Going Bhonkers

    Going Bhonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they now? I'm looking forward to you sharing more pictures!! [​IMG]
     
  5. bemba

    bemba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah I was surprised! I got them at about 1 month old, so they were still small. The goose was laying at the time and continued to lay, she never did go broody and I put it down to the fact that they adopted the Capes? Well actually at first the Capes just started following them and as the days went by the female goose became more and more motherly toward them, not long after step dads parental instincts kicked in also. They are such beautiful animals I just love them, but come breeding time for the Capes and look out! (so i've been told) they are far more aggressive than any other goose breed or species and will kill other geese. They are flying now, it's so beautiful to watch them fly.
     
  6. muscovy man14

    muscovy man14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How are they know I'm thinking about getting a pair could you tell me all you know about them lol
     
  7. tacklouis

    tacklouis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are thinking of getting everything you are better getting a pair of yous swans and some ducks and a year later as some new mebers to the family and you can keep those with swans. Swans and geese don't work trust me
     
  8. muscovy man14

    muscovy man14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't plan of getting them this year it'll prob be next year or the year after and the geese will be housed in a completely separate pen because I don't want any blood shed
     
  9. tacklouis

    tacklouis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How much experience do you have win ducks and geese and swans you are better to get a few pairs look how well it gows then after the breeding season sell the ones you don't like as much or the agresive ones. Get a small pair of geese that are not agresive.
     
  10. muscovy man14

    muscovy man14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been raising ducks geese pheasants peafowl chickens and wood ducks since I was 5
     

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