Geese or chickens?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by AnimalGeek23, Nov 11, 2018.

  1. AnimalGeek23

    AnimalGeek23 Crowing

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    I’m wondering which one is easier to care for— geese or chickens? I’ve heard geese can be hard and annoying to care for but they seem to be great lawn mowers, and I know they can be aggressive, but I heard you can tame them. :)
    I do have a big spare shed answer plenty of room for a pair of geese.
    Which one is better and require less in general?
     
  2. NoFlyBackFarm

    NoFlyBackFarm Crowing

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    Chickens don't take much, geese are aggressive I've heard
     
  3. HuffleClaw

    HuffleClaw -Contemplating-

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    My vote? CHICKENS!
    Geese take way more time, space, water, and money.... Not to mention the mess and noise.

    But there are plenty of geese peeps here that could correct me if I’m wrong. Geese can be TONS of fun, but in the end, I’m going to stick with chickens
     
  4. LoveMyChickenBabies

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    Chickens are way easier to care for. All you have to do is clean out the coop once a month, have food and water always open to them, have an area where they can roam and scratch, and they will be happy!
     
  5. HuffleClaw

    HuffleClaw -Contemplating-

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    There we go! Perfect short and sweet example!! :goodpost: :highfive:
     
  6. LoveMyChickenBabies

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    Thanks!! :D
     
  7. NoFlyBackFarm

    NoFlyBackFarm Crowing

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    My vote: Chickens
     
  8. Magnolia Ducks

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    No no no no geese! Chickens stink and tear up the yard. Geese are gracefull and intelligent. Geese rule!
     
  9. Iain Utah

    Iain Utah Crowing

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    I love my chickens, but geese are much easier to own. While geese are louder, and prone to aggression in the spring during laying season, they are more independent and hardy.

    Chickens are super messy, and since they like to fly up onto things, their poop gets everywhere. Chickens require regular dusting for mites and to be put up at night, especially in winter where they are more prone to frostbite. Chickens will also attack others with injuries, bully babies, and fight over nests.
     
  10. Fields Mountain Farm

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    I have both.. and love em equally.:D
     
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