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She's here! pictures inside

Discussion in 'Geese' started by CelticOaksFarm, May 20, 2011.

  1. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Got the call this morning just before 7am that our new gray female Sebbie had arrived. She laid two eggs while traveling, one got crushed, one was under her when I opened the box. She is so not happy fate being shipped, but drinking and eating well already. Do I let her keep the egg? She seems very possessive of it, and was not happy I got between her and it as I showed her food and water.

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    She will be allowed to wonder a larger but still contained grassy area with a pool this afternoon. She is in a 6x10x12 pen with food and water to drink and a small pan to sit in until I open the gate giving her more room to graze.
     
  2. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is beautiful. I guess I wouldn't be too happy bouncing around in a box for a couple of days. I'm sure she will settle in soon and calm down. Good luck with her.
     
  3. The goose girl

    The goose girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you have a designated area for her nest, you can put the egg there to encourage her to build it there.

    If you don't care where she nests, just keep the egg. It's really good for baking and PANCAKES!

    And oh my, she's gorgeous!
     
    Last edited: May 20, 2011
  4. chickenlisa

    chickenlisa Invincible Summer

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    She is gorgeous! Where'd you get her from? I'd let her keep her egg if there is any way it could be fertilized. if not, then there's no point in letting her keep it. Use it for baking then...Yummy!
     
  5. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Very pretty. Congratulations [​IMG]
     
  6. willkatdawson

    willkatdawson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No wonder you're excited. She's beautiful, if not a little miffed looking. And, bonus, it seems like she might be broody. You really are a lucky duck.....about your new goose I mean.
     
  7. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Thank you all, I would be upset after being in a box myself. LoL wentvahead and gave her fresh hay and straw and a dog kennel along with her egg back. This seems to have settled her down. She came from Holderreads, so there is a chance they are fertile. All three incubators here are full, so we will see what comes of her and her egg.

    She has shade, grass, feed, and water and can see the Rouens and our Goslings from where she is. I have a lead on a gander for her here in State, waiting to figure out if we can meet up to get him, and if he would be a good fit for her.
     
  8. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Thought to look here..she is beautiful!
     
  9. purelypoultry

    purelypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she's a pretty girl [​IMG] Enjoy her. (she does look a little miffed, huh?) [​IMG]
     
  10. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she's beautiful! i love sebbies!
     

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