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Say goodbye to Madam Gosling

My first hatched gosling, my beautiful Madam, found dead yesterday morning, her head under her wing. She had gone to sleep and just didn’t wake up. She had a distinctive shaped beak, a high-pitched squawk, and a terrible attitude. What … Continue reading

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Attempted Murder

It was always going to happen … was just a case of when. My mother has three of my 17 goslings on her land, and they live – awkwardly – with her hens. Not in the henhouse, but they have … Continue reading

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Goslings hit the water for the first time; 2 and a half months old

The high pitched squawks from Madam start another two goslings shrieking and then they all kick off as I round the corner. They still run down the hill to the gate, but now they’re bigger, they don’t all crash into … Continue reading

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Goslings Rule!

Gosling pictures, now they have settled into their home. The world outside is terrifying, but once they’ve got used to my presence (it helps if you get down on their level), they relax very suddenly, pecking at my over trousers … Continue reading

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Juggling Goslings

The trouble with writing about animals this year is the lack of photos. People want pictures! Talking about how the goslings poured out of the side trailer door onto the ground while the four geese attacked us (not the goslings, … Continue reading

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The Geeses Are T**ts

The geeses are twats. That is the only explanation. Not only did Goosey not love her gosling once it was hatched, she left it cold in the nest, while she sat on Blueleg’s nest … with Blueleg  … so the … Continue reading

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Goose Trailer – A Soap Opera

The goose trailer is like a flaming soap opera at the moment. Five eggs hurled out of the nest today, two remaining. Presumably something wrong with them.* I put them in a food bowl in the trailer (nothing was happening … Continue reading

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