Look at my birthday present!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Citychick, Apr 11, 2008.

  1. Citychick

    Citychick Songster

    Jan 31, 2007
    I wanted geese for my birthday. Yeah. I know it's not diamonds but you can cuddle these. And when they get bigger they will eat my weeds! Well any way I went to get chick feed promising myself I would walk right past the ducks and chicks....... And look down and this is what I saw! [​IMG] So I told my DH he was NOT thrilled. But home I came with three little babies because that's all He said I could bring home {there were four and I felt terrible walking away from that last one it was crying for his siblings}. Apparently someone didn't pick up their order. Because that store never gets goslings in. Anyway I get home and get them settled in and about 3 hours later my brother and sister in law walk up the sidewalk with a small chirping box! [​IMG] And then there were four! I really hope its three females and one male! Any way they are white chinese and any advice would be great!
  2. suenrob

    suenrob Songster

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    Awwwww, what sweet babies!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Congrats!!
  3. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Crowing

    Aug 30, 2007
    New York State
    My Coop
    oh, how cute! they are adorable!
  4. red-hen

    red-hen Songster

    Mar 4, 2008
  5. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Songster

    Jan 17, 2008
    Aww! Congrats!
    The little lonesome gosling ended up with its' friends afterall!
  6. 92caddy

    92caddy Egg Lover

    May 18, 2007
    Portland, IN
    My luck they would be 3 boys and 1 girl, hehehehe, good luck with them.........ed
  7. hensdeliverthegoods

    hensdeliverthegoods Songster

    Dec 18, 2007
    Catawba County, NC
    They're adorable! Happy Birthday...it's my birthday today, too! [​IMG]
  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Happy Birthday!

    Aww! I just finished 2 hatches of geese.

    I have my babies on chick starter right now. It must be non-medicated chick feed. Chick feeders do not work well for them as they scoop their feed to eat.

    They need water deep enough to clear their nostrils. In about a week they will want to walk and splash in shallow water. Watch them because they can drown easily while young.

    They are herbivores and will love to eat grass. They will graze and keep your grass mowed as they grow up. LOL They do not eat bugs and things.

    Good luck with your new babies!
  9. Citychick

    Citychick Songster

    Jan 31, 2007
    Thanks for the B-day wishes! My present is a LITTLE early I don't actually turn the dreaded 30 untill thie 6th of May but I love getting presents early don't you!? Besides I doubt they would have held on to them for me untill it was officially my birthday. [​IMG] The babies are so talkative they just love it when you stick your head over the brooder and say HI! I know geese can get kind of nasty but hopefully with 4 kids and my daycare they will be very well socialized!
  10. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    That's my kind of bday present!!

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