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The girls are squabling... is this normal?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by psue, Mar 3, 2012.

  1. psue

    psue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a trio of yearling Pilgrims that were raised together, but i've only had them since Valentines day. Thursday Hubby went out and broke up a fight between the girls. Then Friday morning the I found Lucy tucked inbetween the fence and the garden tub, aparently hiding. Lucy's feathers looked a mess and I was leaving for the day, so I put her in an empty pen to relax. Now that I've had a chance to really look at her I'm wondering if it wasn't either Fred getting very loving and/or Ethel proving she is the top girl friend. Ethel has been laying for at least 3 weeks, no eggs out of Lucy yet.
    [​IMG] I'd like to put Lucy back with the other two and I'll have time tomarrow to keep an eye on them. What do you guys think?
     
  2. DaughterOfEve

    DaughterOfEve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like a good plan. She may be hiding from either.
     
  3. psue

    psue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Eve, I thought that by only having one gander I'd be ok as far as breeding season squables. Guess I was wrong.[​IMG]
     

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