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Category Archive:   Geese


Hmmmm, where to begin? Chickens Last time I spoke of the chickens, I think the new chicken coop had just been completed. Unfortunately, that coop suffers from some major design flaws, the biggest of which is that it is simply too small for 30 chickens to roost in comfortably. The ladies solved this by some […]

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We started out 2011 with six ducks – two khaki campbells and one rouen from our very first poultry order in June of 2010, and three rouens (one drake – that’s boy for you urbanites, and two females) from our August poultry order.  They had just started swimming in the pond and laying eggs in […]

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I know, it’s been a while.  A long gap in writing during a time when I should have so much to say about the goings on of this place.  But I have a good excuse.  Actually, it’s an excuse that all you non-parents will find preposterous and all you parents will nod your heads in […]

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Let’s just hope some of the goose eggs are still viable, now that we’ve decided to do our job. Unfortunately, I have my doubts.  I just got back in from coaxing the ducks to bed (after a night of coaxing the toddler to bed), and at the front door I was greeted by the unmistakable […]

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I was only able to snap this photo because a certain lady goose wasn’t doing her job… again. That’s a lot of goose eggs, just going bad while that same certain someone is napping in the front yard when she could just as easily be snoozing on her unhatched goslings.  Can you tell I’m growing […]

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I’m beginning to grow tired of being attacked by my own birds.  Yes, birds.  Now that the lady goose is quasi-sitting on her eggs, mr. goose has turned into quite the territorial little monster.  You know it’s gotten out of control when your toddler scolds “No goose, don’t bite mama.” Every night when I go […]

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