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what is a good kind of geese breed to get for the first time

Discussion in 'Geese' started by farmer boy, Oct 6, 2012.

  1. farmer boy

    farmer boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    i might be getting geese but idk a good breed to get i raise ducks and chickens and wanted geese but i just don't know a good breed to start with any ideas
     
  2. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    depends on many things.

    your budget
    your available space
    your wants from geese
    whats available in your area
     
  3. farmer boy

    farmer boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    well my friend axoa has them she says their great friendly pets .. i want them as pets or for decoration .. i have a 1 acre yard
     
  4. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    hers are a well known low energy easy going breed.
     
  5. pigeonguy

    pigeonguy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    axoa ha[FONT=verdana, arial, sans-serif]s Dewlap Toulouse geese get those.[/FONT]

    [FONT=verdana, arial, sans-serif]Oops spelling[/FONT]
     
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  6. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Buff Dewlap Toulouse
     
  7. farmer boy

    farmer boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    those aren't around here ... she only has two females to so i can't get any babies
     
  8. pigeonguy

    pigeonguy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you find just regular [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Toulouse in your area. From what I have been reading they are a good breed to raise.[/FONT]
     
  9. pigeonguy

    pigeonguy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    actually she is obtaining a gander here soon if all works out the way she hopes. So there is a chance for 2013 goslings
     

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