Geese come out of coop covered in feces

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Mary Coleman, Dec 26, 2016.

  1. Mary Coleman

    Mary Coleman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I've got four embden geese that are about nine months old and they've got a big coop that they share with chickens and turkeys. I lock them in every night and nearly every morning they come out just honking and seeming as happy as can be, but they've usually got big poop stains all over their beautiful white feathers. How can I fix this? I'm not sure if its the geese or the roosting birds that are dirtying up their feathers.
     
    Last edited: Dec 26, 2016
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    They're sleeping under the roosts and the other birds are pooping on them. Either block access to under the roosts or put in a poop board to catch all the poop.
     
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  3. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are getting popped on by the chickens roosting above. You can move their nesting spot but might not change anything.
     

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