Category Archives: Geese

A Christmas Goose Walk

Especially when the birds are in winter quarters, we take the guard geese on walks for grass and puddle exploration. Today we had (a little bit) of snow, too! Merry Christmas, everyone!

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Boy Flys the Coop

The birds are protected by PoultryNet electric fencing and by their guard geese.  Particularly ‘Boy’ the gander.  He checks his chickens, looks them over, allows no fighting, etc.  Well, one of his BIG rules is STAY INSIDE THE FENCE!  If … Continue reading

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The Gonkers want to go. . .

I let the geese out to forage in the pasture while I did chicken chores. . .I turned around and there they were a hundred feet away, standing at the gate looking back, waiting for me to come open it and … Continue reading

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Owls

It’s 726pm, I’ve just finished evening chores. Locked up Ethel and her household flock. Chased one of the turkey munchkins until I caught it, it was out of the fence you see. Locked up the turkeys in their mobile. Locked up … Continue reading

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New raptors

They birds were a bit upset about these raptors that kept flying around the pasture. . .It is Hillsboro International Airshow time again.  The Blue Angels started practice and then performed their shows, each time flying out and around us! … Continue reading

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BIG eggs

All the birds are laying now, so we have eggs in small, medium, and large: chicken (the multi-colored ones), turkey (the speckled ones), and goose (the ginormous ones).  We’re not letting the geese brood goslings this year because all the … Continue reading

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Greer’s geese

These are supposed to be MY geese, but you can see who they really like… Apparently the grass tastes better from his hand than from the ground! The geese follow Greer around while they’re free-ranging, and refused to let us … Continue reading

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Another windstorm

This is our third windstorm since moving here, and definitely the strongest.  The geese keep everyone in their housing during the wind; they are good guard geese.  We’re grateful that this huge branch didn’t hit anyone or anything… and it … Continue reading

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The Honkmobile

Greer designed and built this cool, movable housing for our four geese!  It has ample nesting space for our three females, and a “hallway” they can hang out and sleep in if they want to.  The geese really like it! … Continue reading

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Food Scraps from The Cruise In Country Diner

Many thanks to The Cruise In Country Diner for starting to supply us with food scraps!  The chickens, turkeys, and geese certainly are appreciating it.  

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