‘I’ve bought two pet geese – I take them to the pub and even battle reenactments’

A person purchased two geese as pets and now takes them in every single place with him, together with the pub and his medieval battle reenactments.

Mark Colyer mentioned he couldn’t picture life with out his pet geese, named Dog and Goldie. The feathered friends are mentioned to observe him in every single place and reside with him on his boat in Gillingham Marina, Kent.

Mark largest ardour is reenactments and enjoys enjoying medieval historic characters in his spare time. He is usually dressed as Robin Hood and King John throughout these and lots of say he places his geese on his shoulders as in the event that they have been parrots.

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Events have began requesting Mark and his geese attend collectively

The ex-navy tug employee additionally brings them to the pub with him and lets them get pleasure from a little bit of his order. He mentioned: “I do let them have a little swig of my beer, but that’s it because alcohol isn’t good for them – but I don’t want them to miss out. Goldie is in training at the moment, but Dog is an amazing character.

“I by no means knew {that a} human being and a duck may bond as nice mates. They are extra mates than pets.” Mark’s household and mates have dubbed him a “mad duck man” after his love for his companions grew.

He even permits his pets to observe him into the bogs on the pub. “I just take them with me,” he mentioned. “I put them behind me and say, ‘Duck on the floor’ and people say, ‘I’ve seen it all now, mate’.”

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The geese are allowed a sip of Mark’s pint

Mark’s love continued to develop and he now has 15 geese all collectively, all of which he incubated from eggs. “The other ducks I have are just pets but Dog and Goldie are friends. Ducks are very hard work. They can be very messy animals, but they are very affectionate like most animals. If you put a lot of love into them then you get a lot back.”

He is usually requested at occasions and other people ask him to convey his geese alongside. Recently, make and his geese appeared at an occasion at Leeds Castle the place the followers dubbed him the ‘archer with the duckling.”

“They are like therapy ducks. A lot of people, for a few moments, feel all their pressures and stresses are just gone when they stroke Dog and Goldie because they’re just so interested in how the duck feels and I can see the smile on their faces.

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Mark’s geese accompany him in every single place

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“My quest in life is to make people smile. The ducks and I bring out the best in people.” He says he and Dog have been together for so long he even believes they can understand each other.

“He does prefer to have a natter with me,” he said. “I do know what he is on about. Once he is had sufficient he’ll inform me.”

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