While chickens preen in the spotlight, geese are the historic unsung heroes of small farms and homesteads. Providing weed control, large eggs, and entertainment, and acting as “security” over other animals, geese are the ultimate modern homesteading companion.
The Modern Homesteader’s Guide to Keeping Geese
This book covers everything you need to know to raise geese, including:
- Profiles of breeds and how to select the best one for your needs
- How to “imprint” goslings on a person
- Feeding, housing, animal health, and cold weather care
- Using geese for weed control, soil improvement, and as “watch-geese”
- Cooking with goose eggs and meat
Additional coverage includes a look at the rich history of geese on farms in North America and Europe that will enhance any goose keeper’s enjoyment of these intelligent and unique birds.
This practical guide is a must-have essential for the kitchen table of homesteaders, small farmers, permaculturists, and professional farmers looking to add the power of geese to their land.
Enter to Win a Keeping Geese Prize Package Valued at Over $200!!
- One (1) copy of The Modern Homesteader’s Guide to Keeping Geese by Kirsten Lie-Nielsen – Retail value $19.99 – This 144 page book covers everything you need to know to raise geese.
- Eight (8) White Chinese Geese from Hoover’s Hatchery* – Retail value $91.20 – Chinese geese are a classic, smaller breed known for their excellent forager and alert behavior.
- One (1) Cozy Coop Heating Tile – Retail value $69.99 – Flat-panel poultry coop heater keeps birds warm and prevents frostbite during cold months using both radiant & convection heat.
- One $20 Gift Card to Tractor Supply or Atwoods for Starter Feed – Winner’s Choice.
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* Hoover’s Hatchery will work directly with the winner to coordinate a ship date of goslings (baby geese) best for your regional area and climate. As with all live animal shipments, some losses may occur. Homestead Bloggers Network is not responsible for any delays in shipping due to weather or unforeseen incidents. If the selected winner is not able to safely house 8 geese a new, secondary winner may be selected for the live animal portion of the giveaway only – solely at the winner’s discretion and preference.
Giveaway will run from November 25, 2017 through December 9, 2017 11:59pm Pacific Time.