What to feed Geese for special treats?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by LLee34, May 16, 2017.

  1. LLee34

    LLee34 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 10, 2016
    OK, so I'm trying to find a way to bribe my geese to come when I want them, for daily inspection, etc. No problems bribing the goats, horses, chickens, dogs, etc. But Geese? Hummmmm...

    Suggestions, anyone? Must be healthy treats, no junk food.
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member

    Mar 27, 2012
    My Coop
    I'm not sure what you consider junk, but they love bread. Bread all the time wouldn't be good for them, but as a treat it's fine and they love it.

    Geese also really enjoy dandelion greens, so you can try those out.
  3. LLee34

    LLee34 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 10, 2016
    I have been told that bread is not good for them, but perhaps as a "sometimes" treat, it might be OK. Do they particularly like any kind of whole grains? I have plenty of chicken scratch.
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    My gander will step on and trip over anything in his way for whole corn he doesn't like scratch but whole corn I can shake the container and get them to come every time. I only use whole corn and meal worms as a treat and bribery.:hmm He doesn't like meal worms but my female goose does.
  5. The goose girl

    The goose girl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 7, 2010
    My goose loves bread, especially white bread. She usually gets rye, though, unless it's her birthday :). The one I had before her was crazy for dry cat or dog food.

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