sara | April 14, 2010
One of my farmingfriends forum members, Mama lives in France and has embden geese. Mama has kindly sent in some photos of her geese so we can see what embden geese look like as another one of our members, Michael was not sure if his geese are embden.
Here are Mama’s embden geese.
Mama is currently waiting [...]
sara | March 19, 2010
I have been asked about sexing toulouse geese. I don’t have geese myself so I have had to do some research to try to find the answer. I have read that geese are hard to sex.
Characteristics and features to look out for to help identify the difference between male and female toulouse geese.
Look at [...]
sara | March 11, 2010
I have been kindly sent some photos of an embden goose nest.
“My goose( Grace) has made a beautiful nest and has continued to lay. Would anyone like a pic of the nest? I have taken eggs from Sally my other goose to fill Grace’s nest, hoping to turn Grace broody. There are 9 in the [...]
sara | November 30, 2008
Embden geese are a heavy breed of goose.
They are large birds with orange beaks.
They have pure white feathers.
Embden geese are a good meat breed.
They grow rapidly and mature early.
Egg production averages 35-40 eggs per bird.
Embden geese are good egg setters.
They produce white eggs.
Embden geese are good foragers.
The white feathers are in demand for producing duvets [...]
sara | November 25, 2008
There are different breeds of geese for egg and meat production.
The most popular breeds of geese for meat production include:
Useful books for a new goose owner are Starting With Geese by Katie Thear and Ducks & Geese At Home by Michael Roberts.
If you keep geese or are thinking of keeping geese then join the free [...]
sara | October 9, 2008
An article written by James Gulliver of Gulliver Geese on how buying goslings early in the season can save you money. Gulliver Geese are the largest producer of day old goslings in the UK and have goslings for sale from April through to August.
As Christmas looms on the horizon the last thing on goose producers [...]
sara | June 13, 2008
Does anyone know if geese can incubate and hatch rhea eggs successfully as Rick would like to know?
Hello this is Rick from Wisconsin….I have three rheas for about three years… this is first year they are laying eggs good… I have two grey females and one 4 year old Male breeding with them…eggs in incubator [...]
sara | April 30, 2008
An article written by James Gulliver of Gullliver Geese on the Growth of the UK market for Fresh Goose. Gulliver Geese are the largest producer of day old goslings in the UK and have goslings for sale from April through to August.
The Goose Market is Getting Fat
Historically Goose was eaten on special occasions such as [...]
sara | March 15, 2008
The incubation period for goose eggs is 30 days.
The temperature in the incubator for goose eggs is 99 – 99.5 degrees fahrenheit.
The humidity level (wet bulb thermometer) for goose eggs is 86-88 degrees fahrenheit.
Final Day Of Egg Rotation
The final day of egg rotation for goose eggs is day 25.
Please note that all of this information is only a [...]
sara | February 27, 2008
The incubation period for Canada Geese eggs is 35 days.
The temperature in the incubator for Canada Geese eggs is 99.5 degrees fahrenheit.
The humidity level (wet bulb thermometer) for Canada Geese eggs is 86-88 degrees fahrenheit.
Final Day Of Egg Rotation
The final day of egg rotation for Canada Geese eggs is day 32.
Please note that all of this information is only [...]