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RE: Lady Chatsworth News


oh man.... now I want some swans in my pond... but
what would the neighbors say.... sigh.

Donna

--- Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT
<cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil> wrote:

> Awww.
> Well, there's always adoption. 
>
http://www.mcmurrayhatchery.com/product/goose_eggs.html
> 
> Cyndi
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
> [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
> Of Daryl
> Sent: Friday, March 17, 2006 9:08 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Lady Chatsworth News
> 
> Jesse,
> 
> I've had to miss a lot of messages. Is he a
> wild/Canada type and she's 
> domestic? If so, from what I remember, that cross is
> sterile. Eggs are laid,
> 
> but never hatch. There used to be lots of
> non-productive nests near the pond
> 
> on which I grew up. Very sad for the couple, and
> hard on the Mom who kept 
> setting, trying to bring off a hatch.
> 
> Hope the next attempt is more successful.
> 
> d
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jesse Bell" <silverhawk@flash.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Friday, March 17, 2006 11:35 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Lady Chatsworth News
> 
> 
> >I thought about that...I can easily get her into a
> large pen or the side
> > yard that can be closed off...but he is wild and I
> don't know about
> > that. The day her foot was bleeding and I took her
> into the house for a
> > couple of hours to doctor her and make sure she
> was fine, he was
> > freaking out and flying around looking for her. I
> think if she decides
> > to nest in the barn or the stalls like the ducks
> do, she will be O.K.
> > She had her nest OUTSIDE the barn door where the
> dogs, racoons, skunks
> > could easily get to it. And if it was bad
> weather...she would have to
> > sit on that nest no matter what!
> >
> >
> >
> > james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net> wrote:
> >  That's a shame. Can they be confined for a time?
> >
> > On Mar 17, 2006, at 9:33 AM, Jesse Bell wrote:
> >
> >> Well....that is EXACTLY what happened. Her nest
> (this being her first
> >> year) was not in the safest place. When I went to
> check on the eggs
> >> last
> >> night they were all GONE and her nest was
> destroyed. I cried. Dang it.
> >> I
> >> know she will rebuild somewhere else...I just
> hope it's in a safer
> >> PLACE
> >> this time. I was just crushed.
> 
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