Just ordered a Toulouse gosling..........

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kimberrrr, Jan 15, 2008.

  1. kimberrrr

    kimberrrr Out Of The Brooder

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    Any words of wisdom on this breed? I just want it for a pet and a weeder for my garden this year. Anyone with any experience to share?

    Please share your thoughts and experiences!

    Thanks,
    Kimber
     
  2. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    You really ought have two! Geese thrive in duos and trios. Toulouse are very handsome birds.
     
  3. BlueMoon

    BlueMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How is it doing and would you recommend the breeder? i think I want them too!
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Congrats and lucky you. I don't get to even think about adding ducks and/or geese until at least next year.
    While I am a newbie to all types of poultry, I do know that like alot of creatures they need a friend. Can you order another?
     
  5. billson1

    billson1 Out Of The Brooder

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    are these the dewlap toulouse or regular and what did you have to pay?
     
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  6. Kristina

    Kristina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My biggest word of advice is get two. They really need that friend when they get older. My geese pairs are unseperable.
     
  7. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    Duos and trios for ducks and geese. With that said, the one goose will surely win your heart over and it will be no time before your gaggle grows.

    I think Tolouse are handsome creatures. I raise Embdens, Pilgrims and Roman Tufted.
     
  8. deeszoo

    deeszoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, you need at least 2 geese for them to be happy. They talk to each other all the time! Also, they love to graze, so if you can let them on fresh grass at least part of the time, that makes them even happier. During the spring when green grass is plentiful, they eat very little feed.

    DeAnna
     

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