Age Of Maturity Of Male Birds

The age of maturity of male birds will differ between species of birds. The maturity refers to the age at which the males reach sexual maturity and will start breeding with their female partners. Quail = about 60 days old. Hen = about 6-8 months old. Partridges = male grey partridges mature from about 10-12 … Read more Age Of Maturity Of Male Birds

Age Of Maturity Of Female Birds

The age of maturity of female birds will differ between species of birds. The maturity refers to the age at which the females reach sexual maturity and will start laying eggs and breeding with their male partners. Quail = about 50 days old (I have observed that female Japanese quail will start to lay eggs … Read more Age Of Maturity Of Female Birds

Male To Female Ratio For Keeping Different Varieties Of Poultry

Here is a rough guide to the male to female ratio for keeping different varieties of poultry together. Quail = 1 male to every 3-4 females. Hen = 1 males to every 6-10 females. (The Domestic Fowl Trust normally recommend 1 male to 6 females for breeding chickens.) Partridges = 1 male to 1 female. … Read more Male To Female Ratio For Keeping Different Varieties Of Poultry

Difference Between Male And Female Toulouse Geese

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 … Read more Difference Between Male And Female Toulouse Geese

Geese Breeds For Meat Production

There are different breeds of geese for egg and meat production. The most popular breeds of geese for meat production include: Toulouse, Embden African Useful books for a new goose owner are Starting With Geese by Katie Thear and Ducks & Geese At Home by Michael Roberts. [eshop_show_product id=’4326,5657′ class=’hilite’ panels=’yes’ form=’yes’] If you keep … Read more Geese Breeds For Meat Production

The Early Bird Gets The Goose By James Gulliver – Guest Appearance

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 … Read more The Early Bird Gets The Goose By James Gulliver – Guest Appearance

Can Geese Incubate & Hatch Rhea Eggs Successfully?

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 … Read more Can Geese Incubate & Hatch Rhea Eggs Successfully?