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2 males, 1 female goslings.

Discussion in 'Geese' started by sslr2012, Feb 20, 2015.

  1. sslr2012

    sslr2012 Out Of The Brooder

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    Went to the feed store and ended up walking out with 3 baby African geese. I only wanted 2 but I couldn't leave the last little dude by himself! So my question is, will it be OK for the trio to be raised up the way they are or should I search for another female? TIA
     
  2. flockman

    flockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would either find another female or find a home for one of the boys.
     
  3. sslr2012

    sslr2012 Out Of The Brooder

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    Why? Will they breed her to death or fight over her?
     
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    Also do I for sure have 2 boys and 1 girl? I just assumed because 2 are bigger than 1.
     
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  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    They are adorable, size could just mean they are different ages. They have a long way to go before you have to worry about whether you have boys or girls just enjoy the lil precious ones. I'd get them off the wire bottom onto either old towels that can be shook out washed and reused or thick shavings or the rubber shelf liner that can be reused, wire is rough on baby water fowl feet. Congrats. Do you know how to care for them brooder, warmth, feed water etc?
     
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    They are adorable, size could just mean they are different ages. They have a long way to go before you have to worry about whether you have boys or girls just enjoy the lil precious ones. I'd get them off the wire bottom onto either old towels that can be shook out washed and reused or thick shavings or the rubber shelf liner that can be reused, wire is rough on baby water fowl feet. Congrats. Do you know how to care for them brooder, warmth, feed water etc?
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    I will put some towels or shelf liner down now, thank you, didn't even think about to tell you the truth. I have brood ducks before but these are my first geese, any tips are much appreciated. I have been reading all afternoon about them. We went for chicks and fell in love with this little trio :)
     
  9. Miss Lydia

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