Geese at my pond!

Discussion in 'Geese' started by fourfeathers, Dec 25, 2010.

  1. fourfeathers

    fourfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is what showed up on my property about a week ago. They are pure white, large and do make a honking noise. I looked out one morning and they were on my pond. At first glance I thought migrating snow geese, but have gotten a closer look and now think domesticated geese. Possibly were 'helped' to my pond or may have wandered over. A person who lives a little over a half mile away had geese that I know of, but now their fencing is all torn down and no geese or goats to be seen. What do you all think? I started feeding them 4 days ago and they are getting into a routine of going to where I put their cracked corn/chicken feed. I have a 2 acre pond with a dock and grassy area around it. They seem quite comfortable when the horse graze near the fenceline by the pond. I do have chickens which I love. The geese are most welcome here, I hope that they stay!
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  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Do they have blue eyes? I posted a picture of my emden goose [Merry Christmas} just earlier today. check out for comparison.
     
  3. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like the embdens we have at our local lake. I really like that breed and never had a problem with any of them. They really can't fly, so they might be your neighbor's geese. They can definitely wander around to a half mile away. Or, perhaps your neighbor didn't want them anymore and "gifted" them to you hoping you'd take care of them.
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    They are beautiful, mine is such a ham! Wow what a nice gift.
     
  5. Suzie

    Suzie Overrun With Chickens

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    They are Embden's! Definately! Very beautiful ( as are mine) - Hope they stay with you!
     
  6. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are gorgeous...what a nice gift if someone did drop them off.....although very unthoughtful of them.
     
  7. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    unless it actually was a christmas present and not just a drop off...
     
  8. arherp

    arherp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you ever over in Louisville? I am interested in buying eggs from you this spring... [​IMG]
     

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