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Re: Re: Goose Photos At Last


Hey- at least if he is one of these geese then you don't have to worry 
about teaching him to fly south for winter!

Theresa
(Darn, here I had visions of you strapping on big home-made wings out of 
cardboard and running around flapping!)

Theresa wrote:

>He does look like a common white goose alright. (White Embden goose)
>he looks like these:
>
>http://www.domestic-waterfowl.co.uk/embden.htm
>
>Also I found this:
>White Embden geese originated by the Em River in Germany and were first 
>brought to the U.S. in 1821. They have the same massive appearance as 
>the Toulouse, combined with a pure white color. T Expect fall weights of 
>20 pounds for males and 13 pounds for females. Excellent for purebred 
>showing.
>I just wanted to say that Embdens are not just good for meat, but also 
>pets. We bought four, and they imprinted on me and, even though they are 
>grown, they still follow me around. They are very intelligent, sweet, 
>and have a lot of personality. They are also woderful lawn mowers. A 
>Goose Lover
>	 
>
>  	
>Just got 10 White Embdens the other day, and they are the funniest, 
>sweetest birds we've gotten yet! They enjoy eating from my hand and they 
>already recognize my face and voice! Thanks!!!
>
>
>Geese are used as weeders - they consume grass and young weeds as 
>quickly as they appear but do not touch the cultivated plants. They 
>remove weeds close to plants that are impossible to remove by hoeing or 
>cultivating.
>
>also pics here:
>http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/Geese/BRKEmbden.html
>
>
>Apparently they are the most common variety of white goose in the US.
>
>So perhaps you should call him Lord Chatsworth Embden (or maybe its a 
>Lady??)
>He still can be "Peepers" to all his friends.
>
>Theresa
>
>Donna wrote:
>
>  
>
>>Finally made it home, so here is the famous peeper, um, Lord Chatsworth.
>>What a cutie!
>>
>>http://snipurl.com/f5xo
>>
>>Donna
>>
>> 
>>
>>    
>>
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>>>Behalf Of Jesse Bell
>>>Sent: Thursday, June 09, 2005 10:28 AM
>>>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>>Subject: [CHAT] Re: Goose Photos At Last
>>>
>>>O.K. ya'll, I sent five photos to Donna of the Peepster (a/k/a Lord
>>>Chatsworth). Took me an hour to figure out how to get the photos on the
>>>computer, then how to e-mail them. Then I had problems and had to call
>>>the help desk at Kodak, but I think I'm good to go now.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>>>I wrote: > Today you just email the files
>>>I meant you UPLOAD the files
>>>
>>>Kitty
>>>neIN, Z5
>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>From: "Kitty"
>>>To:
>>>Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2005 10:48 PM
>>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Duck, duck - GOOSE
>>>
>>>
>>>   
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>Whenever I download photos from my camera to my computer, it is a copy.
>>>>     
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>the
>>>   
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>files are still on the camera until I delete them.
>>>>
>>>>     
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>how is she going to get them off
>>>>>her computer at a later date to save?
>>>>>       
>>>>>
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>>Very easy. Today you just email the files (from your hardrive) to
>>>>     
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>WalMart
>>>   
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>and then go pick them up an hour later - and you can have WM make the CD
>>>>     
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>for
>>>   
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>you.
>>>>
>>>>Kitty
>>>>neIN, Z5
>>>>
>>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>>From: "Donna"
>>>>To:
>>>>Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2005 10:05 PM
>>>>Subject: RE: [CHAT] Duck, duck - GOOSE
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>     
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>Good Point Kitty! But if she downloads them how is she going to get
>>>>>       
>>>>>
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>them
>>>   
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>off
>>>>     
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>her computer at a later date to save (assuming there is something else
>>>>>       
>>>>>
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>on
>>>   
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>>the camera she would want). Floppies don't hold much when you are
>>>>>       
>>>>>
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>talking
>>>   
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>>pictures. Of course you could use a cross-over cable to another
>>>>>       
>>>>>
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>>machine,...
>>>>     
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>or use those mini drives... or....
>>>>>
>>>>>OK- off to walmart with you and your new camera :)
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>Donna
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>       
>>>>>
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>>>>Does she have a cd writer, though?
>>>>>>If not, still just download to computer, save and email file to
>>>>>>         
>>>>>>
>>>>>>            
>>>>>>
>>>Donna.
>>>   
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>>>Kitty
>>>>>>neIN, Z5
>>>>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>>>>From: "Donna"
>>>>>>         
>>>>>>
>>>>>>            
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>Hum... maybe you should read the instruction book. I download mine
>>>>>>>           
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>              
>>>>>>>
>>>to
>>>   
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>a
>>>>     
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>>cd
>>>>>>         
>>>>>>
>>>>>>            
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>or my computer.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>Donna
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>           
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>              
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>Thanks Donna. This is a new digital camera...just learning how
>>>>>>>>             
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>                
>>>>>>>>
>>>to
>>>   
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>use
>>>>     
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>>>>it. I'll go to Wal-Mart tomorrow and have it put on a disc and
>>>>>>>>             
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>                
>>>>>>>>
>>>send
>>>   
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>it
>>>>     
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>>>>to you via the e-mail. My husband took a couple of pictures
>>>>>>>>             
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>                
>>>>>>>>
>>>tonight
>>>   
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>>>with
>>>>>>         
>>>>>>
>>>>>>            
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>Peeper "helping" me in my garden. He just can't get over how
>>>>>>>>             
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>                
>>>>>>>>
>>>>attached
>>>>     
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>>>>this goose is to me. If I get too far away from him, he hops and
>>>>>>>>             
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>                
>>>>>>>>
>>>>skips
>>>>     
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>>a
>>>>>>         
>>>>>>
>>>>>>            
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>second the holds his wings straight out and starts RUNNING after
>>>>>>>>             
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>                
>>>>>>>>
>>>me
>>>   
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>>>full
>>>>>>         
>>>>>>
>>>>>>            
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>speed...peeping at me the whole way. Hillarious.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>Donna wrote:
>>>>>>>>Be glad to post it for you Jesse... took a quick look thru my
>>>>>>>>             
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>                
>>>>>>>>
>>>email
>>>   
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>>>and
>>>>>>         
>>>>>>
>>>>>>            
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>can't find it if you sent it...
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>Donna
>>>>>>>>             
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>                
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