Keeping Ducks and Geese as Pets

4 The Love Of Animals

Ducks and geese may not be a particularly unusual sight in the wild, but have you ever thought about keeping them as pets? Ducks and geese make excellent pets because it is interesting to watch them as they go about their activities and engage with their environment.

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Keeping Ducks and Geese as Pets

4 The Love Of Animals

Ducks and geese may not be a particularly unusual sight in the wild, but have you ever thought about keeping them as pets? Ducks and geese make excellent pets because it is interesting to watch them as they go about their activities and engage with their environment.

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On Ducks and Geese

Animal Person

Reading Deb's post about the goslings at Poplar and getting Jenny 's request to sign a petition to save the Canada geese of Ballwin, Missouri from mass extermination reminded me how much I miss the wildlife at the neighborhood we lived in from 2002-early 2005. This is Girlie Girl.

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Animal Cruelty and Richard Russo

Critter News

He uses geese killing at a fictional university as a comedic subplot. Has anyone ever read Richard Russo's book "Straight Man?" I've googled this and can't find a single critique of the book that mentions that he is making a joke out of animal cruelty. It's not funny at all. Why wasn't it noted by someone somewhere?

Foie Gras to Be Banned in California

Critter News

It was also a perhaps belated realization by these chefs and their fans that a law signed eight years ago is truly taking effect and is about to change the way they do business drastically, putting California on the front lines of the battle about force-feeding ducks and geese to produce the silky liver delicacy. Apparently, this will happen in 8 months. I had no idea! Excerpted from The New York Times. In eight months, the sale of foie gras will be banned in California.

A Chance for Bliss

4 The Love Of Animals

Currently, A Chance for Bliss sanctuary is home to 96 residents including 25 horses, 22 dogs, 8 goats, 7 pot belly pigs , 4 sheep, 2 steers, 5 ducks, 5 geese, 5 cockatiels, 4 rabbits, 3 chickens, 3 cats, 1 turkey, a one-winged pigeon, Hines, and a turtle, Bart.

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Roger Cohen Realizes Dogs=Pigs, Sort Of

Animal Person

When it comes to the legislation ( which may or may not mean anything for dogs and cats ), Cohen sides with the people who recognize that cats and dogs are no different from chickens and geese. " Dog Days in China " is a small piece with no gruesome slideshow. But it's also remarkable in that Roger Cohen, a 50-something man who writes for the New York Times, wonders: But do pigs have any more or less of a soul than dogs? Are they any more or less sentient?

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From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

Foie gras is the diseased liver of ducks or geese that have been force-fed through pipes shoved down their throats. To the Editor: “ Some in California Skirt a Ban on Foie Gras ” (news article, Aug. 13) might give readers the impression that California chefs are free to serve foie gras as a complimentary side dish and so evade the state ban on sales. Not so.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

The fact that geese mate for life, and that the mate of the poor goose that was slaughtered would step forward, was enough to make me swear off meat forever, if I hadn’t already. Kristof’s thoughtful exploration of animal rights, I was astonished to read that he continues to eat animals, like geese and pigs, for which he obviously has such affection and respect. To the Editor: Re “ A Farm Boy Reflects ” (column, July 31): Hats off to Nicholas D.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

The vast number of meat eaters brake for geese, call the A.S.P.C.A. To the Editor: Your Feb. 21 editorial “ The Biggest Beef Recall Ever ” made some excellent points. Unfortunately, in a nation of more than 300 million people, it is becoming increasingly more difficult to produce enough wholesome food for everyone, especially as we start using our agricultural prowess to fuel our monstrous fleet of S.U.V.’s. Even “factory” agriculture has its limits.