Quick Question

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Tinted, May 23, 2010.

  1. Tinted

    Tinted Songster

    Apr 17, 2010
    I am getting my Geese on May 31-June 1. I will need to leave for about 3 days to go to Iowa to pick up some new blood of the rabbit herd. I have someone who will watch the geese for me, but will they be ok without much interaction for that span? My goal is highly imprinted animals, will the 3 days harm that?

  2. Kim65

    Kim65 Songster

    May 29, 2009
    Washington state
    If you want them human imprinted they should have lots of human interaction every day. Can this person keep them in a brooder at their place?

    Still in all, I doubt three days would make a huge impact. I'd be more worried about them having fresh water and food not getting chilled from the mess they'll make with both. I used a two quart indoor cat/small dog waterer that kept the water "fairly" fresh while I was at work. I changed it out twice a day.

    The best way to imprint them is to hold and handle them several times a day. Let them fall asleep on you.

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