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Re: Update on Lady Chatsworth ("Peeper")


I will have to get pictures of them (the geese) when I go up next weekend if
it isn't TOO abominably cold.

On 2/16/06, Andrea Hodges <andrea.hodges@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> Yes, a few of those come to mind here as well.
> A
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Thursday, February 16, 2006 11:58 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Update on Lady Chatsworth ("Peeper")
>
>
> > I've known a few of those....
> >
> > --
> > Kitty
> > neIN, Zone 5
> >
> > -------------- Original message ----------------------
> > From: james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> >> I think he's probably just an opportunist. "What? You don't have to fly
> >> thousands of miles every year just to eat? I like that... er, you...
> >> babe!"
> >>
> >> On Feb 16, 2006, at 11:46 AM, Jesse Bell wrote:
> >>
> >> > Yes, they do mate for life. Lady Chatsworth showed up at our farm
> last
> >> > year as a baby. She had down, not feathers. (We still have no idea
> >> > where
> >> > she came from) So this is her first mate. I know nothing about the
> >> > Canadian goose who stayed to be with her. He may be young too. Or, he
> >> > may have lost his mate. I have no idea.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Bonnie Holmes <holmesbm@usit.net> wrote:
> >> >   Don't Geese mate for life...if she has lost her mate, she may not
> >> > warm up.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >> [Original Message]
> >> >> From: Jesse Bell
> >> >> To:
> >> >> Date: 2/14/2006 1:15:56 PM
> >> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Update on Lady Chatsworth ("Peeper")
> >> >>
> >> >> Shreck 2 - the donkey and the dragon had babies. He called them his
> >> > "little mutant babies". Now THEY were cute!
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> Zemuly Sanders wrote:
> >> >> Mutant babies -- what a concept!
> >> >> zem
> >> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> >> From: "Jesse Bell"
> >> >> To:
> >> >> Sent: Monday, February 13, 2006 1:51 PM
> >> >> Subject: [CHAT] Update on Lady Chatsworth ("Peeper")
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>> Well, Lady Chatsworth's boyfriend/spousal unit has finally warmed
> up
> >> >>> to
> >> >>> us. He is a Canadian Goose who decided to check her out...then
> >> >>> stayed.
> >> >>> One of my daughters actually picked him UP the other day and he
> >> >>> didn't
> >> >>> seem to mind one bit. This is a wild goose....not domestic in any
> >> >>> way.
> >> >>> Lady Chatsworth minds more than he did! She is now so independant
> >> >>> that
> >> >>> she does NOT want to be handled. She'll follow you, but don't mess
> >> >>> with
> >> >>> her. So...I'm hoping when spring FINALLY gets here we'll have some
> >> >>> little "mutant" babies running around! LOL.
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
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> >> Island Jim
> >> Southwest Florida
> >> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> >> Hardiness Zone 10
> >> Heat Zone 10
> >> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> >> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
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