I Enjoy Raising Geese

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    I had a tufted Toulouse gander and about a year ago acquired 8 Sebastopols.  There were supposed to be 3 Ganders and 5 females. One of the females paired up with the Toulouse.  Three Sebastopols started laying and eventually setting including the tufted T's mate. ...
    gmachip gmachip
    1 Response Jul 20, 2010

    An Unforgettable Experience

    A customer of mine once told me she had to get rid of a pair of pet geese she'd kept as pets due to a move she was planning. She knew I raised chickens (I'd given her eggs in the past) and asked if I'd take in her geese. I agreed and she brought me her pair of adult African...
    zillaron zillaron
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Jul 13, 2009

    Toulose Geese

    We have a pair of Toulose geese from a friend, however the male is very aggressive.  I believe it was tormented by the previous owner. How do I get him to stop attacking people, he bit me 3 times in one day.  He has figured out how to get over his fence.  I sure would...
    bspeer bspeer
    1 Response Apr 16, 2012

    A Special Birthday Gift

    When I was younger I always had chickens, but we moved, and had to give them away. Four years later and my family now has a large yard, I'm a vegan so didn't want chickens, ducks seemed to wander, and so I decided on geese. My birthday was coming up and so for it my sister found...
    Blissfulhope Blissfulhope
    Jul 15, 2012

    Geese a Dying

    This Summer, we acquired three beautiful French Toulouse geese. The two hens were laying and setting. We penned them in the barn for a couple weeks, so they would imprint on the farm, then turned them loose. A few days later, we found one hen stone dead. I examined the carcass...
    riever riever
    1 Response Aug 6, 2009
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