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PostPosted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 4:33 pm 
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I have the opportunity to get myself a pair of adult Toulouse geese :D

I'm thinking of putting a wire mesh fence (90cm high) around the orchard (which is irrigated) which is about 30 metres by 15 metres for the geese to free range and build them a movable house. I know these geese and they are not flightly but my question is, is area size (30m x15m sufficient and is fence height appropriate?


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I would not worry about the geese getting out but the fox getting in. Are you going to lock them upat night?

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Unfortunately I have had to turn down the geese as the other half already does a heap for me, and asking her to round up and lock up geese each night after feeding all the chooks is probably stretching the matrimonial (sp) friendship :cry:


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Thats a shame. I dont have to round up my geese at all. As soon as I appear with food in my hand, they come in. When I dont appear they find their own way in to the pen and I just go down and close the gate. So try it anyway and see how you go.

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