Geese are picky birds. They’ll nibble at anything but they are very particular about what they actually eat. I’ve had to try all sorts of different food combinations to find what they like for a special treat.
There is little in this world as cute as a gosling. It never fails to amaze me how tiny these little balls of fluff are considering the huge birds they grow up to be. This week we were delighted to have four new goslings arrive via the Postal Service and settle into life at our […]
In response to the popularity of our 12 Questions Before Your Chickens Arrive post, and because we are once again prepping a brooder box for a gaggle of goslings, here are some things to consider before adding geese to your farm. These are some of the questions I get asked most frequently as a goose-keeper, […]
Entertainment is never lacking on a farm with geese. The hijicks of spring time add to the drama, as hormones are running high and fresh grass is newly available.
Why Wyandotte Chickens are one of my top choices. As chicken keepers, we always have a favorite breed or two that we recommend to others. When I am asked to tell my opinion of the best backyard chickens, there are a handful of choices that immediately come to mind. Wyandottes are definitely one breed of […]
After the popularity of our recent The Chickens of Our Farm post, which introduced everyone to the various idiosyncrasies of the hens and roosters on our farm, I thought it was the perfect time to introduce our geese. We have seven geese on the farm at the moment, representing five different breeds. Like chickens, a […]