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by Kate Fraser
Mon May 22, 2017 5:54 am
Forum: Waterfowl Health
Topic: Hello and Advice Needed
Replies: 12
Views: 4897

Re: Hello and Advice Needed

For all you know, there MAY have been a stray gander that happened by, at some point, and so there MAY just mysteriously "appear" a couple of goslings some day......! Nobody's fault. These things happen. And bless her, she must have been lonely. ;) As the goose is guarding one egg, can you swap it ...
by Kate Fraser
Sun May 21, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Health
Topic: Hello and Advice Needed
Replies: 12
Views: 4897

Re: Hello and Advice Needed

Would a couple of goslings be an option for Goosie, Kate? Oh I so wish! Still working on the other half to agree to that..... :-) If I do persuade him, is there a risk she won't accept them? There are day old goslings for sale just up the road.... Goosie came out today, to eat some feed I put down ...
by Kate Fraser
Thu May 18, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Health
Topic: Hello and Advice Needed
Replies: 12
Views: 4897

Re: Hello and Advice Needed

Thank you both! I'm very fond of poor Goosie, and really feel for her since she lost her mate to a fox the winter before this after a long time together. This winter, she was nearly taken by the same fox - cue much noise and kerfuffling in the middle of the night and I ran downstairs to find her sta...
by Kate Fraser
Thu May 18, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Health
Topic: Hello and Advice Needed
Replies: 12
Views: 4897

Hello and Advice Needed

Hello there - after keeping chickens and ducks when growing up, I'm finally getting to enjoy keeping poultry again. That's one goose (widowed) and one peacock (divorced). They exist in mutual stand-offishness.... The broody goose is sitting on her last remaining non-viable egg (we ate the rest). It'...

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