Wild Canadian geese

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Jbrandt000, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. Jbrandt000

    Jbrandt000 In the Brooder

    Jul 22, 2011
    For the past 8 years, a pair of wild Canadian geese come to our place. I have two ponds and the fartherst one I put out a wood box with straw and every year the hatch 6 to 7 babies. After the first year where the parents took off with the babies and after they were all killed, I started putting the whole family in with my geese and chickens. I keep them until the babies start getting feathers and then let them out on the ponds every day and put them up at night. This has been going on 8 years now. Sometimes in the spring, all the babies that were raised here come back too. This year, they finally all left. I will wait until next year to see how many come back again.
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia John 3:16

    They went in with your geese willingly thats cool, even though it's illegal to have wild Canadians I commend you on helping them survive. .
  3. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

    Sep 7, 2009
    Florida - Space Coast
    Great story, but I wouldn't be quick to tell it too often on the Internet since Canada geese are not to be messed with. You never know who is reading what you write online.

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