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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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How To Raise A Goose: A Simple Guide

Geese can be wonderful birds with big personalities. If you think chickens cluck like a group of gossiping women, I can assure you they have nothing on geese! Here we’re going to look at how to raise a goose and find out if keeping them can be profitable. Are Geese Easy to Raise? Yes, geese … Read more

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