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is there any way to tell a goose from a gander? I am raising two Grey Toulouse goslings that I bought as straight run. I would just really like to know if "Champagne" and "Chablis" are boys or girls, or one of each. 

proud owner of 1 Clydesdale, 2 Welsh ponies, 5 miniature horses, 1 mini donkey, 2 Nubian doe goats, 1 Newfoundland dog, 2 German Shepherd Dogs, 3 Pomeranians, 1 barn kittty, 4 parakeets, 1 African Grey Parrot, 1 Rouen drake, 2 Anconas, 2 Magpies, 2 White Pekin, 10 Buff Brahma hens/pullets, 1 Buff Brahma rooster, 6 Cinnamon Star pullets and 2 Gray Toulouse geese.  I think that's all of them.
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proud owner of 1 Clydesdale, 2 Welsh ponies, 5 miniature horses, 1 mini donkey, 2 Nubian doe goats, 1 Newfoundland dog, 2 German Shepherd Dogs, 3 Pomeranians, 1 barn kittty, 4 parakeets, 1 African Grey Parrot, 1 Rouen drake, 2 Anconas, 2 Magpies, 2 White Pekin, 10 Buff Brahma hens/pullets, 1 Buff Brahma rooster, 6 Cinnamon Star pullets and 2 Gray Toulouse geese.  I think that's all of them.
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You could vent sex them. 

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Previously Raised:

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                 Say NO to Crested Ducks!         My BYC Interview     Raising Ducks      Geese 101

 

Previously Raised:

Java Green Peafowl l  Guineas l Turkeys l Icelandic Chickens

Call Ducks l Mallards 

Pomeranian Geese l White Chinese Geese 

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I realize that, but I don't know how. I have read that inexperienced hands can hurt the goslings. I was hoping that there was another way to tell. 

proud owner of 1 Clydesdale, 2 Welsh ponies, 5 miniature horses, 1 mini donkey, 2 Nubian doe goats, 1 Newfoundland dog, 2 German Shepherd Dogs, 3 Pomeranians, 1 barn kittty, 4 parakeets, 1 African Grey Parrot, 1 Rouen drake, 2 Anconas, 2 Magpies, 2 White Pekin, 10 Buff Brahma hens/pullets, 1 Buff Brahma rooster, 6 Cinnamon Star pullets and 2 Gray Toulouse geese.  I think that's all of them.
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proud owner of 1 Clydesdale, 2 Welsh ponies, 5 miniature horses, 1 mini donkey, 2 Nubian doe goats, 1 Newfoundland dog, 2 German Shepherd Dogs, 3 Pomeranians, 1 barn kittty, 4 parakeets, 1 African Grey Parrot, 1 Rouen drake, 2 Anconas, 2 Magpies, 2 White Pekin, 10 Buff Brahma hens/pullets, 1 Buff Brahma rooster, 6 Cinnamon Star pullets and 2 Gray Toulouse geese.  I think that's all of them.
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Originally Posted by Pawsnhoofs View Post

I realize that, but I don't know how. I have read that inexperienced hands can hurt the goslings. I was hoping that there was another way to tell. 

Sometimes as they get older they will walk and stand differently, my goose just moseys along pretty much keeping her head down . My gander on the other hand walk very erect very seldom paying attention to where he is going always has his head up. My ganders voice is much higher pitched than my gooses too.  

 Western N.C ~ 17 chickens= EE's, Game, variety of bantams,1Light Brahma, 2 Black Australorps . 5 Muscovy ducks, 8 Indian Runners and 2 Buff Orpington Ducks, 1 Embden gander,1 Toulouse goose , 3 mini Dachshunds, 2 mixed breed, pond goldfish,  and a wonderful Husband who makes it all possible..

 

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 Western N.C ~ 17 chickens= EE's, Game, variety of bantams,1Light Brahma, 2 Black Australorps . 5 Muscovy ducks, 8 Indian Runners and 2 Buff Orpington Ducks, 1 Embden gander,1 Toulouse goose , 3 mini Dachshunds, 2 mixed breed, pond goldfish,  and a wonderful Husband who makes it all possible..

 

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