Ok to put goslings out side

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Jordan Crabtree, Jun 3, 2017.

  1. Jordan Crabtree

    Jordan Crabtree Just Hatched

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    I live in middle Tennessee. Do any of you think it would be a good idea to let my 3 week old goslings outside?
     
  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls BYC Fan Premium Member Project Manager

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    HI there and welcome to BYC!

    Do you have a predator proof coop?
     
  3. Jordan Crabtree

    Jordan Crabtree Just Hatched

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    It do I made one last week is about 4X5 with chicken on wire 4 sides
     
  4. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls BYC Fan Premium Member Project Manager

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    Chicken wire does NOT keep predators out. Please do a search on this site for "Chicken wire" and read how many times, over and over people complain about dead chicks/chickens/ducks...because they THOUGHT chicken wire was safe.
     
  5. Jordan Crabtree

    Jordan Crabtree Just Hatched

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    I did some research and I went got some new stuff. Thank you
     
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  6. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My nights are mid to low 50's and my goslings are fine outside. They graze a few yours a day with the adults and are locked up in a chainlink pen at night.
     
  7. notsofast

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    We live in Minnesota, and ours went outside after about 4 weeks. Pen has draft protection on 3 sides, and I put up a 4x8 plywood to somewhat block wind on the 4th side. They're 8 weeks tomorrow and no ill effects.
     
  8. Jordan Crabtree

    Jordan Crabtree Just Hatched

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    I've had them outside for 3 days now. They are doing great! We've had some rain but they have stayed dry.
     

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