toulouse-geese

Candling Eggs and Advanced Techniques for Artificial Incubation & Hatching

By Rob Banks, England – Candling eggs is an age-old technique that has modern applications in incubating and hatching poultry. After studying the incubation of many species and breeds it became …

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Raising Geese, Choosing a Breed and Preparations
March 14, 2019 . · Poultry 101

We are going to add raising geese to our poultry qualifications this spring. We have had most of the other poultry here, including chickens, guinea hens, ducks and turkeys. So …

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All About Heavy Goose Breeds

By Christine Heinrichs – Geese, long ago domesticated and a companion to human agriculture, are losing ground. Backyard chickens are popular and easy to keep, but breeding full-size traditional geese, now …

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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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Raising Giant Dewlap Toulouse Geese and Heritage Narragansett Turkeys

On a lark I was asked by my great friend Erin to take a ride with her and help her pick out a pair of Giant Dewlap Toulouse geese from …

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The Toulouse Goose

Story and Photos By Kirsten Lie-Nielsen, Maine When you envision a goose, chances are that the image that appears in your head is the familiar gray shape of a Toulouse. …

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Ask the Expert — October/November 2016

One Unlucky Hen? I am an 87-year-old woman, and I was raised on the farm and still live on the farm. In all these years, I have never known a …

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