Give a Goose an Inch ...

Discussion in 'Geese' started by MissPrissy, Jun 20, 2008.

  1. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    ... of your heart and they take it all.

    These are the little goslings I hatched - a sebbie, 2 buff dewlap toulouse and 1 grey dewlap toulouse.

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    They have a fairly set daily routine.

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    They have about an hour of swim time in the tub.

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    Once the water is out they get their spinach/lettuce/grass/yogurt shake.

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    Which they love.

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    It is easier to give the shake in the tub.

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    They make a huge mess.

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    Then I rinse them off in warm water. They go straight into a warm brooder box with a heat lamp.

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    Once they are all dry they get to go outside and spend their day on the grass in the sunshine.

    They live a sweet life.
     
  2. Run-A-Muck Ranch

    Run-A-Muck Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Very cute...

    Love the pictures...
    Such messy cute little things they are...
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    They are so funny too!
     
  4. GracefulBantams

    GracefulBantams Hatching and Showing

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    [​IMG] Precious [​IMG]
     
  5. turnerstar31

    turnerstar31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cute pics MP how many goselings do you have now?
     
  6. chickens4jojo

    chickens4jojo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How cool~~I want some, too........[​IMG]
     
  7. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I have 5 from march that are really big now. I have 8 embdens left (AussieSharon got 3 and 1 died). And I have these 4 babies from the last hatch. So - 17 all together.
     
  8. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh gosh MP, they are gorgeous! I can't wait to get me some goslings. LOL Sure are messy, huh?
     
  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Shellie, geese have quickly become my favorite. They are so funny to watch. I love their sounds as they grow up. I love the way they come up to me as if to say, "Hi, mom, pick me up, please," with their litle tails wagging - even the big ones that weigh at least 10 pounds now. [​IMG]
     
  10. turnerstar31

    turnerstar31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    quite a few of them you got. Still going to be able to eat them as if I remember correctly you said you were going to eat most of them. We had a goose a long time ago and he thought he was a dog and would follow my dad wherever he went. It was the funniest thing.
     

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