Nice weather for geese!
PUBLISHED: 14:34 08 October 2008 | UPDATED: 08:28 28 March 2014
The wet August may have been a washout for most people – but it was a big hit with geese. Some regions had three times the average rainfall — and less than half the average sunshine — for the month.
Yet Judy Goodman, chairman of British Goose Producers, said geese being reared for Michaelmas or Christmas have enjoyed the extra growth of grass and the opportunity to splash around in the wet.