— A federal judge has ordered a Chilton game farm owner
to serve five years' probation and pay $5,000 in fines for
selling snow goose sausages.
to court documents, 50-year-old Todd Doughty, owner of the
Thunderbird Game Farm, killed hundreds of snow geese in
Nebraska in 2007. He brought the birds back to Wisconsin
and sold 53 pounds of goose sausage in May 2010.
Investigators also purchased sausage products made of
venison, snow geese, duck or a mixture of all three on
three other occasions.
addition to the probation term and fine, Chief U.S.
District Court Judge William Griesbach ordered Doughty on
Tuesday to forfeit two shotguns and his sausage-making
equipment and barred him from hunting and fishing for five
attorney didn't immediately return a message.