How much lettuce can you give to geese?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by rainplace, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    I have access to a lot of lettuce. A few boxes a day. How much can I give my little geese? Can I let them have access all day to it? They go nuts for it and until I plant the "pasture" there isn't much grazing in my yard 'cept when I walk them to the park.

    Also how about ducks? They love it too.
     
  2. ~SunSetsWest~

    ~SunSetsWest~ Songster

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    What king of lettuce is it?
     
  3. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    Romain and some other leafy variety.
     
  4. ~SunSetsWest~

    ~SunSetsWest~ Songster

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    I don't think I would give access to it all day, but a good bunch daily would be fine, how old are the geese and ducks? You don't want them to fill up on lettuce and not get the required nutrition from a good balanced poultry ration
     
  5. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    they are still young, just finishing feathering in.
     
  6. Soccer Mom

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    Green leafy veggies are excellent for them. Supplement the rations with a head or two chopped a day. If they aren't able to forage yet, make sure they have access to some grit.
     

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