Selling blown duck eggs

March 25, 2011

The value of my eggs tripled this week.  I just sold a dozen duck eggs on ebay this morning for $16.50, shipping not included.  The best part is that I got to eat them before they sold! I’m moving into the egg shell business.  Blown goose eggs move out pretty regularly–I’ve already promised to ship […]

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Goose Laying an Egg

March 15, 2011

Here is a sequence of photo’s I never expected to get.  I was building nests for my geese (hole+sand+straw+shelter) and I happened to have my camera along.  Good ol’ Splotchy was having contractions, so I snapped these as the egg came along.  This is my 6th spring with a flock of geese, and it’s the […]

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How to nest a goose

March 15, 2011

It’s spring (or nearly so), and that means nesting time.  Now that I’ve finally got the routine worked out for successfully nesting geese, I’ll share it with you. For those of you who just want to see how much I’ve learned from doing this the wrong way, you should skip to the list of mistakes […]

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Blown eggs–an easier way?

March 7, 2011
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I love finding ways for my birds to pay their own way! Spring is coming, and the ducks, chickens & geese have been laying more eggs–good news!  Our surplus eggs (pastured, organic, no-soy, no-corn) have gone to friends.  That “egg money” goes into an envelope to help pay for the feed. Finding ways to fill […]

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