Raising Geese for Meat and More

Adding a flock of geese to the homestead is a great way to add poultry variety, particularly because geese are largely self-sufficient.

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Carolyn and Jackie get a close-up of a new member of the "family" — a day-old gosling. Four or five goose eggs can be hatched (in 28-35 days) under a hen while the goose goes on laying more eggs.
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