Why Should I Raise Wild Geese?

Why Should I Raise Wild Geese?

Having a flock or family group of Canada Geese on one’s property usually incites strong emotions – some people really dislike their presence, and others find the atmosphere they produce to be sublime, interesting, and beautiful. Canada Geese are the…

My chicks are weak, cold, and lethargic. What now?

My chicks are weak, cold, and lethargic. What now?

Chicks are actually tough little things and can usually withstand the rigors of mail travel without any major issues in their first couple days after hatching. But if a postal delivery is delayed because of extreme weather or if temperatures…

Duck and Goose Care

Duck and Goose Care

Ducks are wonderful birds to raise for meat, eggs, insect control and they are entertaining as pets. The average lifespan of domestic ducks is 10 years. Geese are very hardy and raised primarily for meat, weed control, to stand guard…

Wild and Ornamental Geese

Wild and Ornamental Geese

Flocks of geese flying overhead, honking as they migrated south in the fall and returned north in the spring, drew eyes up to them in millennia past. Geese were domesticated as far back as 5,000 years ago in Egypt, the…

Light Geese

Light Geese

Recognized light geese, the Chinese and the Tufted Roman, weigh 10 to 12 pounds. Canada Geese and Egyptian Geese are also recognized for exhibition in the Light class. They are different from the domesticated breeds, kept more for ornamental reasons…

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