Got a friend for Gregory!!!!

Discussion in 'Geese' started by angeleyes18265, Sep 22, 2014.

  1. angeleyes18265

    angeleyes18265 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone,
    I have found me guy a beautiful female, the only thing is, shes isnt very social. I am needing ideas on how to make her social. She does ok with Gregory, but she hisses when me or my family goes around her. What can I do to make her transition easier. I believe that she is about 4-6 mths of age. She was kept in not so great conditions and wasn't hand reared like my boy was. If anyone has any ideas on what I can do for her to make her life easier please let me know.

    Thanks
    Taylor
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    It might take some time but I've used treats for bonding with birds in the past and it's worked quite well in most cases.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    My goose was 4 months old when i got her for my gander who was hatched here. She is over 2 years old and though she will take food from me she still hisses she was raised on pasture for her first 4 months with hardly any human contact. Just to let you know she may never be as friendly as Gregory since he was hand reared but she will eventually feel at home. I cannot touch Missy now unless I corner her to catch her which I don't do unless necessary since it stress her out so bad, But I still love her She'll just never be as tame as the ones we have hand raised. I bet Gregory is very happy to have her though [​IMG]
     
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