We are waiting for babies.  The breeding season started late in 2015 as we were in Colonial Williamsburg the second of weekend of November.  The animals were selected and placed into specific breeding groups on November 19.  A late start, so we are still waiting.

What I want to report is  my relationship with a Canadian.  The relationship started several years ago and several would be 8 or 9 years.  Since then, we have a rendezvous daily in the pasture.  It is an open relationship and we are not hiding our affection for each other.  This Canadian is a goose. He was injured around eight or nine years ago and spent the summer at Underhill Farm. He tried desperately to become part of the African geese gaggle but never was allowed to hang with the others.  I fed him every day and tried to spend time with him.  By autumn, he healed and flew South for the winter.  But he ALWAYS returns every spring to raise his gaggle.  Every day I feed him corn and every spring I look for him.

April 4, 2016

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