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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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How To Tell If A Chicken Is Laying Eggs?

It can be both frustrating and exciting when you’re waiting for your young chickens to start laying their first eggs. There are indications to let you know when it’s about to happen and how to tell if a chicken is laying eggs. Let’s take a closer look at this article where you can learn all … Read more

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What Can Chickens Eat [And What To Avoid]

Chickens are omnivores and enjoy a wide variety of foods, including vegetables, fruits, insects, and meat. There are, however, things that can be bad for your birds and may even kill them. In this article, we’re going to be asking what can chickens eat and providing you with some valuable lists for guidance. What Can … Read more

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How To Start A Chicken Farm {A Simple Guide}

Chicken farming can be fun and profitable activity, even for a small enterprise. It’s rewarding and hands-on, requiring easily obtained knowledge to maintain the health and wellbeing of a flock. In this article, we will look at different types of chicken farming and what you’ll need to set one up. Are you ready to learn … Read more

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How To Keep Chickens Warm In Winter Without Electricity?

Many breeds of chicken can tolerate cold winter weather with no problems. For most, it isn’t necessary to artificially heat the coop unless you get really sub-zero conditions. In this article, we will be looking at how to keep chickens warm in winter without electricity. What Temperature is too Cold for Chickens? Unlike people, chickens … Read more

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How To Clip A Chicken’s Wings?

The clipping of chicken wings is common practice for many owners. It is usually done to stop birds from flying away over fences or roosting in trees at night. In this article, we will be looking at how to clip a chicken’s wings safely and efficiently. Should I Clip My Chickens Wings? If, for some … Read more

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Do You Need A Rooster To Fertilize Eggs?

The answer to do you need a rooster to fertilize eggs is both yes and no. It is standard practice, even on large poultry farms, for roosters to directly inseminate the hens, but, it can also be done using artificial insemination. Keeping a rooster so you can hatch out your own chicks can be a … Read more

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