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Posts Tagged ‘geese’

Pilgrim geese

November 18th, 2010 by Heidi

The person with the Aylesbury ducks also happened to have Pilgrim geese, which were already in ‘the plan’.


Trouble comes in threes

November 24th, 2009 by Heidi

Well I am hoping that the old saying trouble comes in threes is true as I am not sure what else I can deal with this week. On top of the troubles, last night we sold Little Dude which was really hard and I am kind of dreading Thursday already.


Duckling Drama

May 28th, 2009 by Heidi

Yesterday morning when we were opening the barn we heard peeping ……


The best laid plans …

May 20th, 2009 by Heidi

I had big plans for today, which of course meant that the day played out quite differently!


Learning the hard way

May 15th, 2009 by Heidi

Today in the barn I heard peeping coming from the stall that currently has a couple of ducks sitting on nests. I took my life into my hands and braved the wrath of a new mother to see what there was to see.


Happy New Year

January 2nd, 2009 by Heidi

First things first, we would like to wish everyone a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!

2008 was quite a year – well for us anyway! It probably ranks as the most life changing year, alongside 2006 when we emigrated! We started 2008 grieving and hoping for better things in the new year. The end of 2007 had seen the loss of my Grandpa, my job and in the very last days of the year, the very sudden loss of our kitten Chaz. I don’t think we could ever have imagined how much 2008 had in store for us!


Suspecting fowl play!

November 5th, 2008 by Heidi

The weekend saw some changes and some upsets in the waterfowl population. With the addition of the new ducks and the geese we were having more bickering than we liked in the barn at night and were concerned about over crowding.


Ol’ man winter Arrived!

October 30th, 2008 by Heidi

It seems that after a summer that never really got going, Ol’ man Winter wasn’t waiting for us to have Fall either! The first snow of this winter season arrived yesterday along with the first winter storm warning. It started snowing in the afternoon and just kept going, just before 10pm our power flickered off and on 3 or 4 times and then stayed off. Steve called the power company, but with a 36 minute hold time, he hung up.