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Updated on April 15, 2017.

2017 GEESE

Hatch Weeks:  April 4, 18; May 2, 16, 30; June 13, 27; July 11.

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Note:  Remember that geese are rather temperamental layers and will quit once the season turns hot. Our incubators are not the best for goose eggs, so hatches are subject to availability. The goose assortments available are as follows: Super Assorted and Fancy Assorted.

Order Early!  Please remember we process and fill orders on a first come, first served basis. We never know from year to year which will be the hot items that everyone will want, so place your orders early even if you don't want them until summer. If you don't get your name on the list early for the date that you prefer, that date may already be booked up for the breeds you want.

Order limits:  The number in parenthesis after a breed is the maximum number of that breed that is available from any one hatch. You may order fewer than that number if you would like. If you would like more than that number of that particular breed, you must order enough birds for two (or more) separate shipments from two (or more) separate hatch dates.

PLEASE REMEMBER ALL DAY-OLD POULTRY IS SOLD AS STRAIGHT RUN ONLY.  WE DO NOT SEX ANY OF THE DAY-OLDS.  Since we do not sell sexed chicks, we have no control over what you receive as far as a male-female ratio. Ideally, it is supposed to be a 50-50 split, but anyone who has been in poultry knows it can vary from that.

PLEASE NOTE MINIMUM NUMBER OF BIRDS REQUIREMENT BEFORE ORDERING!

You MUST order 6 to 8 geese (the equivalent of 25 chicks) per order. You may mix ducks and geese in one order. One goose equals two ducks. This is required because the geese will not stay warm enough to arrive alive at your Post Office if there are too few geese in the box. The only option that we have to keep the geese warm enough to ship is by the body heat of the geese. Please do not ask us to ship less than this minimum requirement.

GEESE ASSORTMENTS

SUPER ASSORTED:  Goslings 6 for $55.00; 12 for $100.00 This assortment can be any goose breed we offer. It might be one each of six different breeds or two or three each of two or three different breeds.

FANCY ASSORTED:  Goslings 6 for $110.00; 12 for $200.00 This assortment will be from one or more of the following breeds: American Buff, Buff Saddleback Pomeranian, Grey Saddleback Pomeranian, Old Fashioned Pomeranian, Roman Tufted, or Tufted Buff.


African:  This is our commercial strain that grows well and is very easy to raise. They have a slight knob on the head and a small dewlap. They dress out very easily and are in the 8 to 10 pound range for dressed weight. (AVAILABLE IN SUPER ASSORTMENTS ONLY)

Embden:  White goose, large in size. An old German breed. (AVAILABLE IN SUPER ASSORTMENTS ONLY)

Gray:  Large gray goose suitable for commercial production. Some sources call these the Grey Toulouse. (AVAILABLE IN SUPER ASSORTMENTS ONLY)

American Buff:  Large, gentle, rich buff color. (AVAILABLE IN ASSORTMENTS ONLY)

Brown Chinese:  Small, rather noisy breed of goose. Ours are the true Chinese with long, slender necks. (AVAILABLE IN ASSORTMENTS ONLY)

Buff Saddleback Pomeranian:  Large sized, white with buff saddleback patches on the back and head. Goslings $30.00 each (4)

Dewlap Toulouse:  Huge, massive birds. These are the elegant looking French geese. (AVAILABLE IN FANCY ASSORTMENT ONLY)

Grey Saddleback Pomeranian:  Large sized, white with grey saddleback patches on the back and head. Goslings $25.00 each (6)

Old Fashioned Pomeranian:  A colorful group of rare, old German geese. They are not all of one color. (AVAILABLE IN FANCY GOOSE ASSORTMENTS ONLY)

Roman Tufted:  Small sized, pure white with tufts on their heads. Very elegant looking. Goslings $25.00 each (4)

Tufted Buff:  A buff-colored counterpart to the Roman Tufted. (AVAILABLE IN FANCY GOOSE ASSORTMENTS ONLY)

White Chinese:  Small, very active, noisy, good breed for foraging. Ours have long, slender necks. Goslings $10.00 each (12)


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