Practical Uses for Geese

Practical Uses for Geese
Add to Favorites By Kirsten Lie-Nielsen, Maine If you are thinking about a gaggle of geese, first consider the purposes they will serve on your farm. The practical applications of geese are often under-rated: they are depend-able workers, keep up with weeds, alert you to approaching predators, stand guard over a flock of hens, and lay a reasonable number of large, delicious eggs. Geese were some of mankind’s first domesticated fowl, and they are found on farms worldwide. Their hardiness and distinctive personalities make them an ideal addition to a homestead, and their long necks and loud voices make them practical companions as well. Weeders Geese make excellent weeders for broadleaf crops. A group of six to eight geese can keep an acre of farmland weed free. There are several reasons that geese make even more effective weeders than humans or herbicides. Compared to an upright human being, geese are

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