Ricky the Tufted Roman has an inappropriate crush!

Discussion in 'Geese' started by bibliophile birds, Jul 21, 2010.

  1. bibliophile birds

    bibliophile birds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ricky lost his loving partner, Lucy, several weeks ago, very suddenly. i was terribly worried about him now being the only goose and getting lonely. he mopped around a bit, always looking for her. it broke my heart.

    i moved the turkeys in next to him, in the hopes that they would keep him from feeling too lonely. it seemed to be working.

    but now i'm thinking it wasn't the turkeys that perked him up. i think he's found a new love. and i think it's me! [​IMG]

    he's never wanted me to touch him, but lately he's been quite clingy, following me around and chatting to me constantly. today, i was sitting in the yard watching the turkeys be silly and all the sudden i had a full grown Roman gander in my lap, chewing on my arm! he wasn't being aggressive, just checking me out and, i swear to god, flirting.

    i shoved him off my lap and he just climbed back in. so i shoved him off again and put my knees up so he couldn't do it again. then he danced for me and rubbed his head against my knees, just like he used to rub Lucy's back.

    how do you let a lonely gander down gently? [​IMG]
     
  2. Hillsvale

    Hillsvale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awww poor goosie!
     
  3. JROOSTER

    JROOSTER Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think someone needs a girlfriend. [​IMG]
     
  4. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Poor Ricky, i hope he gets over this.

    I have a roman geese and i assume one i have is a girl, it never stays with my other geese, instead it stays ouside the rooster jail, thats were the bad roos go around here, chats it up with them all day long and sleeps outside their pen at night, i guess mabe my other romans are girls to and mabe why this goose is staying by the roo pen.
     
  5. jennifer@couplandtx.org

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So why would you not want him in your lap?? I love my roman in my lap, he loves on me and it's fab. Try it you might like it, plus, he loves you! [​IMG]
     
  6. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Thats just sweet! you are lucky he loves you so much Im jealous!
     
  7. bibliophile birds

    bibliophile birds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So why would you not want him in your lap?? I love my roman in my lap, he loves on me and it's fab. Try it you might like it, plus, he loves you!

    it was really just the change in attitude that threw me for a loop. i mean, he's literally gone from not wanting to be touched to wanting in my lap... in about a day. yesterday i tried to pet him (since he's been sticking closer to me in the yard) and he turned and hightailed it in the other direction. and today he's in my lap. it was a shock.

    i totally don't mind if this is the direction he's heading- getting more friendly and cuddly. that sounds great to me. i just wasn't expecting it!​
     
  8. jennifer@couplandtx.org

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    Well let's hope it stops there, if you know what I mean?? [​IMG] jennifer
     
  9. bibliophile birds

    bibliophile birds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well let's hope it stops there, if you know what I mean?? [​IMG] jennifer

    yes. for a moment i was sure i was about to find out about the birds and the bees... from a gander.​
     
  10. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

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    Quote:yes. for a moment i was sure i was about to find out about the birds and the bees... from a gander.

    Oh No!! [​IMG]
     

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