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How to kill a goose
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Karen    Posted 10-09-2003 at 10:41:48       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I have an opportunity to have a goose for Thanksgiving. My friend has a pond with geese and said I could have as many as I would like. My question is: How to I go about catching, killing, and cleaning a goose?

Duck Snatcher    Posted 01-23-2007 at 19:20:11       [Reply]  [Send Email]
To catch a goose;
Wait till spring. When they are nesting you just go walk up and take it. Mind you if the female is sitting on the nest the male will fight you off viciously. Wear heavy overalls, face mask, ski goggles and heavy elbow length gloves. Enventually you may make it past the guarding male and be able to somehow just grab the neck of the nesting female who will no doubt be just as fiesty as the male. If you can even get both hands on the neck, just a good twist should do the trick. Then cut it off and hang it in the tree to bleed it. Boil in water for 3 minutes then pluck it. Then clean it and roast and enjoy. While the bleeding process is happening you quickly grab the eggs from the nest and put under a warming lamp and a few days later you will have the babies. KEEP THESE!!! Baby ducks bond to the first moving thing they see upon hatching so make sure you have your head stuck over the side of the box when hatching, then they will think you are the ma. You can then set them in your yard to keep the grass trim without worrying about then running off. When winter comes and you no more need your little lawnmowers you can eat them too.

Karen    Posted 10-09-2003 at 16:56:28       [Reply]  [No Email]
Forget the goose...I'll have Turkey. Thanks anyway. Karen

Chicken...    Posted 10-09-2003 at 17:38:09       [Reply]  [No Email]

Salmoneye, Who Would Gladly Shoot And Clean Ya One (Legally) If'n You Lived Closer

Bud in NC    Posted 10-09-2003 at 14:16:35       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I've always heard that wild ducks and geese taste best when shot in the head with a .22....never tried it myself, though.
If you're planning to clean one of those suckers you can expect enough feathers & down to stuff about 37 pillows! It ain't a pretty process.

poacher    Posted 10-09-2003 at 13:47:20       [Reply]  [No Email]
open a can of corn and sprinkle half on the ground in an area about twenty square feet. Put a small hook on your line and place a kernel of the canned corn on the hook, like your fishing for trout. Throw it out where the other corn is laying. When the goose has swallered the hook, pull back sharply to set the hook. Reel him in and then grab it firmly by the head and swing the bird around in a circular motion like swinging a leash or rope. About five real fast revolutions should do it. You'll have to tie another hook on for each goose.

Are we talking...    Posted 10-09-2003 at 10:51:50       [Reply]  [No Email]
Tame or wild?

Salmoneye, The Goose Killer

Karen    Posted 10-09-2003 at 10:57:31       [Reply]  [No Email]
Well, they are wild, but have been on her pond for about two years. They stay there all winter. This is in Arkansas.

Ron,Ar    Posted 10-09-2003 at 14:38:20       [Reply]  [No Email]
If it is in North Arkansas, just let her pond freeze, cut their feet off, pluck 'em and gut 'em, cook 'em and eat 'em. If they are in Southern Arkansas send to me, I'll tend to em.

Lazy Al    Posted 10-09-2003 at 13:47:17       [Reply]  [No Email]
Not to worry just shoot one then the warren has a whole staff that can fix a goose for you . Maybe Martha will give you some pointers Grin

ATW/WA    Posted 10-09-2003 at 12:28:17       [Reply]  [Send Email]
The proper response is "These are definatly domesticate farm goose, although they have not been handled for a couple of years and may have gone ferral."

Any other answer could possibly open up several legal questions that,,,Licensing,,, Limits,,, Seasons,,,BLAH, BLAH, BLAH.. we just don't want to go there.

Will get back later.


sven    Posted 10-09-2003 at 11:13:08       [Reply]  [No Email]
#1 catch goose

#2 kill goose

#3 Remove those parts that you don't want

#4 Cook goose

#5 eat, and enjoy

Sorry, I couldn't resist. LOL

deadcarp    Posted 10-09-2003 at 13:11:58       [Reply]  [No Email]
hey you're the pro - can you cram a forked stick inta one, twist it and get the innards? like dux?

Hot Lips    Posted 10-09-2003 at 11:29:22       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Ms. Karen....that was pretty simple.

Ummm...    Posted 10-09-2003 at 11:45:27       [Reply]  [No Email]

If you don't mind breaking the law...Just shoot one...

However...If you don't want the DNR or USF&G on your butt, then I would get a hunting license, Federal Duck Stamp, State Duck Stamp and register with the Harvest Information Program...That is what you have to do in the US to legally 'hunt and take' migratory waterfowl...

You can clean them about any way you want from dry plucking/parafin plucking, to breasting out or even skinning...How you cook it depends on how you clean it and what you like best...

Hot Lips    Posted 10-09-2003 at 11:59:39       [Reply]  [No Email]
I have a suggestion. After cleaning the goose, stuff the neck up it's butt. That's how I've always found the turkeys are done at the grocery store.

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