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How To Butcher A Goose?

If you raised your own poultry this year or perhaps were lucky enough to be successful in your waterfowl hunt, you might be curious about how to butcher a goose. Geese can be more challenging to process than chickens or turkeys simply because they have more feathers and down – but rest assured, it can … Read more

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How To Care For A Baby Goose?

If you’re thinking about raising geese, knowing how to care for a baby goose is important. Fortunately, it’s similar to raising other types of poultry, like chicks or ducklings – here’s what you need to know. Where Can I Get Baby Geese? There are a few ways you can acquire baby geese. Unfortunately, geese aren’t … Read more

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How To Clip Goose Wings?

If you’re wondering how to clip goose wings, it can be tough to find reliable information on how to do so safely, effectively, and expediently. Fortunately, this post has all the information you need in order to do so with ease. Can You Cut Geese Wings? If you’ve ever raised any other type of domesticated … Read more

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How Do You Cook Goose Eggs?

Goose eggs can be cooked in the same ways and chicken eggs. They’re delicious and big, around three times the size of a chicken egg. There is a lot more yolk in a goose egg compared to the white, which is thick and gelatinous. Goose eggs are great for using in all kinds of recipes, … Read more

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How To Render Goose Fat?

Keeping the rendered fat from a goose can be very useful. It is full of flavor and doesn’t burn as easily as vegetable fats. If you want to make really crispy fried or oven-roasted potatoes with a delicious flavor, then using your rendered goose fat is ideal. Can’t find a goose? Then you can use … Read more

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Why Do Geese Hiss?

There are various reasons why geese hiss. Primarily it is a defense mechanism to intimidate a perceived threat from coming any closer. Geese do this for several reasons – to protect their young, their partner, or their territory. Other motives may include telling other geese to back off, or because they want you to feed … Read more

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How To Tell A Goose From A Gander?

If you’re new to keeping geese, then how to tell a goose from a gander can be pretty tricky. The plumage of most breeds is identical in both males and females, and they are of a similar size and build. There are, however, some tell-tale behavioral signs to sort out the boys from the girls. … Read more

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What Does A Goose Eat: A Simple Guide

Geese are naturally herbivores eating only plants. They are grazers, enjoying short green grass and plants such as clover and dandelions. By understanding what does a goose eat to keep it healthy, you can make a well-informed decision about feeding them in captivity.  Learn what geese can and can’t eat by reading our article below. … Read more

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How To Catch A Goose By Hand?

If you keep geese then inevitably at some point you’re going to need to catch them. As large birds they can be a little intimidating and care must be taken not to injure them or you. In this article, we will be looking at how to catch a goose by hand.  How to Catch an … Read more

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Why Is My Goose Not Sitting On Her Eggs?

A goose will only sit on her eggs if she is ready to brood them. Young geese in their first year often start brooding but give up before any eggs can hatch. Geese that are two years of age generally make much more reliable mothers. This is why your goose may not be sitting on … Read more

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