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5 dumped geese- what kind? (pictures)

Discussion in 'Geese' started by DurhamDuck, Nov 13, 2011.

  1. DurhamDuck

    DurhamDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Edit: They weren't there, but it turns out those pictures are from last winter, not this winter so not surprising. Still, are these pure or mixed breed geese? (PS: I did see what I think was a Khaki Campbell drake, though- why do people get animals if they can't take care of them!? [​IMG] )

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    My grandfather likes to take photos and he got some of 5 domestic geese at a resevoir- along with Canada geese, swans, mallards, and sea gulls. Four of them look similiar- he said they look like ours (American Buffs) and they do look similiar, but I just don't know. [​IMG] The other is mostly white with dark color on his back. I think someone dumped them- not able/willing to pay for them over the winter. [​IMG] I'm going to go over there later today; hopefully they're still there. Meanwhile here's a picture (I have more, but the computer's slow so I'll upload them later). What do you guys think?


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  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:They are domesticated geese. Are you going to take them home? [​IMG]
     
  3. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi the greys look like Toulouse x African or Toulouse x Chinese as they appear to have a darker neck stripe. The Pied looks like a West of England Goose! At least they appear healthy and in good physical condition.

    Pete [​IMG]
     
  4. DurhamDuck

    DurhamDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the info [​IMG]
    I hope someone took them in. [​IMG] I hardly ever hear about anyone in my area owning geese. I wonder where they came from. [​IMG] [​IMG]
    They're very cute [​IMG]
     
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  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:Okay so they were there last winter. Well we can hope that someone rescued them. They are very pretty
     
  6. J's Orpingtons

    J's Orpingtons Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah there domesictaed geese hope someone has brought em home,
     

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