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Poultry Farming Terminology – What’s in a Name?
May 15, 2019 . · Poultry 101

Whether you are new to poultry farming or you already have years of experience under your belt, you have probably at some point come across a poultry farming term that’s …

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10 Reasons to Consider Raising Geese
March 14, 2019 . · Poultry 101

Keeping small flocks of geese in suburban backyards is gaining popularity, perhaps because the many misconceptions about the nature of waterfowl are at last being replaced with accurate information about …

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Guide to Domestic Goose Breeds
March 14, 2019 . · Poultry 101

Most domestic goose breeds have been developed primarily to raise for meat, although some are bred with emphasis on ornamental attributes, such as curly feathers or head tufts. The main …

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All About Medium Goose Breeds

By Christine Heinrichs – This article will explore medium goose breeds, as classified by the American Poultry Association. The five recognized medium goose breeds range from 13 to 17 pounds in weight, …

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All About Light and Ornamental Goose Breeds

By Christine Heinrichs – This article covers light goose breeds, as classified by the American Poultry Association’s Standard of Perfection. In addition to two domestic goose breeds, the light goose breed class includes …

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Pilgrim Geese Breed Spotlight

By Dr. Dennis P. Smith, Photos by Barbara Grace – I’ve always loved different types of fowl and studied their traits and characteristics, including pilgrim geese. Like a lot of other poultry enthusiasts, I have …

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We Try To Put All the Poultry Clichés and Idioms in One Basket
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Our backyard poultry have infiltrated many aspects of our lives. They have their own feed stores, their own medical complexes and even their own departments within many extension offices. They …

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Learn to Speak Goose

Most people can readily identify the call of a goose. But did you know that geese have so much more to say than just their proverbial honk? Geese are actually …

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Get to Know Geese

By Kirsten Lie-Nielsen, Maine — If you are a backyard farmer considering poultry but think that geese are disruptive and overly aggressive, think again. While it is true that geese can …

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Feed and Care for Geese

By Kirsten Lie-Nielsen, Maine Geese are low maintenance, hardy birds who will outlive many other farmyard fowl and are comfortable in a wide range of environments. You can keep geese …

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