How about a Thread for Embdens?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Miss Lydia, Jan 3, 2013.

  1. RURU

    RURU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How cute they are! Looks like moms lap is the best place for their nap. [​IMG]
     
  2. Chicken creek

    Chicken creek Out Of The Brooder

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    I picked up my four brand new babies this morning. 2 boys and 2 girls! They are cuter than I could have ever imagined!:lol:
     
  3. ducklover87

    ducklover87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very much so. Its like having little lap dogs <3
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

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    Well where's the pics? [​IMG] Congrats!!
     
  5. psue

    psue Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Chicken creek

    Chicken creek Out Of The Brooder

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    We lost one. Think it got to stressed during shipping.
    I will get pics for you all tomorrow, promise!

    I have a question/concern though.
    My little ones LOVE the chopped greens I give them and gobble them up. I feed they from my hand as well as sprinkling the greens in their water and on their flock raiser food. However, I have yet to see them eat the flock raiser, and they act like they are starving whenever I check on them. Am I doing something wrong? Should I be doing something that I'm not? I just don't want anything to happen to them.

    PLEASE
    All suggestions, tips, and advice are welcome.
    This is my first time with geese and I don't want to mess anything up.
    Thanks!;)
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

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    So sorry you lost one, try putting some warm water on their feed, of course greens are going to be a hit since geese are grazers but they need their feed to , just do a small amt with some warm water making like a mash and see if they like that better.
     
  8. ducklover87

    ducklover87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with what miss Lydia said. You could also cut back on the greens until they really take to their food.
     
  9. Chicken creek

    Chicken creek Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, I know I promised pictures today but my camera battery died before I could get to take them. I will try again tomorrow.

    I tried feeding my little ones wetted feed mixed with greens, but every time the take a nibble they shake their little heads and spit out the food. I left it with them for a while and haven't fed them anything else all day. I think I'll leave it overnight and see if they have tarted eating in the morning.

    What do you think?:/
     
  10. ducklover87

    ducklover87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think that given time and no extras to eat they will start to eat their food just fine. It might take a Lil bit but when they get hungry they will eat :)
     

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