anyone have african over embden crosses???

Discussion in 'Geese' started by roocrazy, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 11, 2009
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    I have an african gander and and embden goose
     
  2. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I was told that these girls' daddy was an African, their momma was an Embden & came with them. The darker ones in the background had the same daddy but their momma was African/Toulouse mix.

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  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Most of the dark-billed ones in this video are african/embden mixes. The one that keeps chewing on the dog is a pure african, much bigger knob.
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    ETA: Click the pic to view the video, the 2 in the front center are 2 of the 3 babies, the other one (right side) is the african.
     
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  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:I would say that yours are all toulouse/embden mixes, they have very orange beaks and no knobs at all. [​IMG]
     
  5. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    They were still kinda young in the pics and hadn't started to develop their knobs yet, they had small ones growing just before i sold them [​IMG] . The 'ridges' in the neck feathering would be much deeper/prominent if they were Embden/Toulouse mix wouldn't they? They have the longer, thinner, swan goosetype necks too... not like thier mommas short, fat neck [​IMG]
     
  6. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 11, 2009
    minnesota!!!!
    are they the ones that look like africans in the video

    I really hope mine will look like yours bleenie
     
  7. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:There are 3 that are mixed, one of them is a pure african. [​IMG]
     
  8. elsfieldchickens

    elsfieldchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    i have 1 he has a large knob type thing on his head though
     
  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Pics please [​IMG]
     
  10. elsfieldchickens

    elsfieldchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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