Author Archives: Rachael Koch

Clipping Geese Wings: Shades of Grey

Clipping pilgim geese wings at heritage farm mornington peninsula

Those of you who follow us on instagram or facebook, will already know that we bought 8 pilgrim geese. They seemed to be settling in to their paddock (although they prefer to be under the trees than in their shed) and pairing up for spring time egg laying. We’d actually already gotten a few eggs […]

Creating a Finn-Babydoll Southdown Cross: The Aim

Finn-Babydoll Southdown Cross

I’ve posted before about our Finn ewes, and our Babydoll Southdown ram. And I’ve mentioned that we are hoping to breed Finn-Babydoll Southdown cross. Once we have our F1 generation, we want to choose the traits we are interested and continue breeding until these traits are genetically stable. Eventually we’ll use our new ‘Heritage Sheep’ […]