Category Archives: Geese

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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Step 1: New farm project!

Any guesses as to what we’re making?

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Goose “washing” the melon rind

The geese sometimes take treats and “wash” them in their goose pool.  This time it was a melon rind.  I suppose it makes things softer and easier to eat, but we’ve seen them do it with a plastic container that … Continue reading

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Zafira comments on baby bird integration

We joined the two electric fences into one long electric fence tonight, fully integrating the baby birds and the adult birds. Zafira walked around afterwards saying this over and over. I don’t think she was happy about it.

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