Ep. 116 Pasturing Geese and Ducks


In this episode of Mother Earth News and Friends, Carrie Hardie joins editor Jessica Mitchell to talk about pasturing geese and ducks. Carrie covers the benefits of raising these waterfowl on pasture, some best practices while your geese and ducks are in the coop and in the field, as well as predator and weather protection for your flock.


Guests 1: Carrie Hardie


Carrie Hardie is a corporate professional turned homesteader who focuses on pasture-centered and Earth-friendly practices on her small farm in the bluegrass of Kentucky. Denizens of the farm include geese, ducks, several breeds of chickens, and pasture pigs. She’s an avid fermenter, forager, writer, and fan of the Oxford comma.

Additional Resources:

Follow Carrie at Forged Mettle Farm.

Read Carrie’s MOTHER EARTH NEWS article about raising pastured geese and ducks.



Our Podcast Team: Carla Tilghman and Jessica Mitchell

Music for this episode is "Chasin' It" by Jason Shaw

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