Nature finds a way - my Toulouse

Discussion in 'Geese' started by cgmccary, Aug 17, 2013.

  1. cgmccary

    cgmccary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did not want to add to my population of six Toulouse Geese this year so all Spring, I removed their eggs & broke them off their nests when they went broody. I had to be out-of -town for a few weeks in May-June. I removed all the eggs from a last nest and the goose was broody. She laid two eggs after I left and hatched them. They hatched the day I got home:
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  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    But how can you not love that? they are precious and I have to say Congrats!!
     
  3. cgmccary

    cgmccary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are special to have around; I want to pick them up and hug them -- I guess I will now have 8 Toulouse!

    Everyone who visits are scared of the Toulouse. My teenage farm helper runs from them. I try and tell folks that they are big babies & are great bluffers (and won't really attack) but the geese always manage to bluff them. The geese seem delighted when they get by with their bluff.
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    When mine do they brag about it. LOL at least it keeps the riff raff away [​IMG]
     

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