Benefits of Adding Geese to Your Flock

So, maybe you have had chickens for a while, even have a few turkeys or ducks The next rung on the ladder of backyard poultry is geese! Geese make a wonderful addition to a backyard flock They truly are impressively beautiful animals to look at!


Here are some benefits of adding geese to your flock!


Fast Growers

One of the perks of raising geese is that they grow incredibly fast! You can almost see them change and grow every single day! Goslings, although sweet, can be very messy Since they grow at such a fast rate, the good news is they won’t

What to Know About Keeping Geese on the Homestead

Geese get a bad rap (unfairly in my opinion), but we have found them to be a great addition to our homestead If you’re curious about geese, here’s what we’ve learned over the years of keeping them on our little farm

  1. Geese are large, loud, and in-charge They make great guard animals

We have a multi-tiered guarding system on our five-acre homestead to keep our birds safe The geese work together with the guineas and the Great Pyrenees to help keep everyone safe

Guineas are useful at alerting everyone that something is not quite right, the geese are great at