FOR HOBBYISTS

  • Embden Goose Nesting in a paddock. Featured photo for Geese nesting tips and tricks, how to blog post
So you have yourself a small flock of geese and it’s coming in to breeding season. You’ve separated them in to your breeding pairs/flocks (read more on geese breeding habits here) and now it’s time to sort out nesting. You...
  • vent sexing, geese, chinese geese, white chinese geese, how to breed geese, how to tell goose from gander
Your gander could have a shocking secret, and there’s only one way to find it. At a certain time each year your birds will come in to breeding season. Now for beginners it can be a little tough to work...
  • Toulouse geese, how to breed geese, goose breeding, geese breeding tips
How to get your geese in the mood for love Breeding season usually heats up towards the end of winter start of spring, so making sure you have your geese as prepared as possible will be the difference between a...
  • Indian Runner Ducks, feather issues
What’s wrong with my duck’s feathers? A question came up on the Exhibition Poultry group asking about how to maintain a nice feather in your ducks… more specifically what could be causing damage to their feathers, and how to stop...
  • Leghorn Best Leg Colour
At this years Sydney Royal Easter show Mick had the chance to catch up with a few of the well known names in poultry. One of those names is Grahame Sharpe. Grahame is the RAS NSW Chairman for Poultry, and...
I cannot claim the high quality of writing found in this article. This is an article written by the wonderful Meg Miller, Editor of the Australasian Poultry Magazine. It was written in 2013 and details the creation of the Camden White...
  • Sebastopol geese, goose, how to breed geese, geese as pets, sebastopol, curly, smooth
  Sebastopol Geese – Smooth vs Curly breasted 3 reasons why you need both to breed the ultimate goose. A great question came up recently in the ‘Breeders and Lovers of Geese’ facebook group and I feel like there may be others...
  • Rouen Ducks RAS, prepping your ducks for showing
5 Tips to Prepping Show Ready Waterfowl   When you are reasonably new to showing ducks and geese it can be hard to know where to start, and there is way more to it than I’d be able to write in a...
  • Rouen Duck Moult
When Do Ducks Moult? Moulting is the most important process your ducks can go through. It’s the time where old feathers are replaced with new improved ones. The reason it’s important for this to happen is because by the ducks bringing...
  • best pet duck, pekin duck, peel ridge stud
What Ducks Make the Best Pets? Q: I live in the city in about a five hundred square block, what’s the right duck for me? If you have been trying to work out what ducks make the best pets… there...

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