It looks like it snowed

Discussion in 'Geese' started by horsefeather, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. horsefeather

    horsefeather Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 19, 2010
    I have several Sebs (I love them!!). I keep them penned at night for their protection and let them out in the morning. My yard looks like it snowed! They are losing their old feathers I guess and getting new ones. They are really looking good. Was working on my flower bed today and took a new role of paper towels out to keep wiping the sweat out of my eyes. Went inside, forgetting the towels and when I went out to feed, one of my 'sweet' dogs had found it and shred it all over the yard. Now I have paper towels all over to blend with the feathers. Oh well, at least the towels were white.[​IMG] (I did, however, pick up the shredded toweling. My back tells me I must have done a good job![​IMG]
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    Snow huh? That's one way to look at it. I keep thinking my dad has run one of the geese over with the lawn mower, I assume eventually they'll stop molting! [​IMG]
  3. bel

    bel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2010
    East bay
    lol I know the feeling, raked up more feathers than leaves this year.
  4. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2009
    Church Hill, TN
    Same here! With 13 Sebbies, we have feathers EVERYWHERE!!!

  5. goosedragon

    goosedragon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2009
    Central NC
    Rake them if you like to rake. I just put my lawn mower to 'mulch' and mow them into the lawn they are high in nitrogen and are good for grass.
  6. 2468Chickensrgr8

    2468Chickensrgr8 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2007
    Okay .....guess what I use ole shop Vac.....I really dont like raking anymore now that I am older lol....also come in handy when cleaning the coop

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