Oh Look, Another Mudhole!

Discussion in 'Geese' started by lilchick, Apr 23, 2011.

  1. lilchick

    lilchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They just love to play in the mud! With all the rain we've been having here the geese are happy... [​IMG]

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  2. Balbinka

    Balbinka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Such pretty property!
    Those geese sure look happy LOL
     
  3. countrychix

    countrychix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gorgeous geese, gorgeous property and hey... you have leaves on your tree! I'm jealous of them all. [​IMG]
     
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  4. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Beautiful photo
     
  5. lilchick

    lilchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the compliments.. Spring is finally here in Indiana!
     
  6. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Beautiful photo. Do geese dig bigger holes than ducks do, or do they just have a dabble and move on. I wish my ducks would dabble and move on instead of excavating the whole place [​IMG]
     
  7. lilchick

    lilchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes the geese will wallow out a place and "bathe" in it.

    I was walking across backyard when I saw them eyeing out the wet spot in the flower garden. I took the pic. on my cell phone.

    Last evening they had made a big mess along the front of that flower bed. [​IMG]

    My hubby says to keep them in barn lot pen but I enjoy them out roaming the yard. Gotta love em!
     
  8. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Ducks eat a lot of bugs, usually earthworms, slugs, and grub worms. That's why they dig such big holes, they're trying to get the goodies [​IMG]

    My geese don't dig holes at all from what I can tell, but they have access to the pond all the time so that could be why.
     
  9. ga_goat

    ga_goat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does this mean that the 5 babies that I have will NOT get neater and start staying CLEAN , I wonder why I like chickens .
     
  10. GarlicEater

    GarlicEater Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think mud is one of the fundamental food groups for geese. The others being grass, grain, and Styrofoam.

    No they will not get clean. In fact, when it rains they'll make mud holes bigger, they'll actually STOMP up and down to pack the mud down and keep the mud hole Excellent as long as they can.
     

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