*Awesome New Geese*

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Bleenie, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I picked these 7 up yesterday... i felt like we were never going to find the place they were SOOO far out, it's no wonder no one had gotten them when they had them listed for sale. we drove about 3 hours altogether to get them and got home late but they settled in sorta. used their pool and have been eating. they really wanted out with the other birds when i let thm out but Owen was MAD, lol. my little baby was all puffed up, wings out and head down at their fence, lol...he should calm down soon, once he's used to them, i think it's mostly because they're bigger than him. [​IMG]

    we had to throw together a quick house for them in the old goat pen but they seem happy with it. [​IMG]
    I LOVE the spotted ones!!! [​IMG]

    Here's the new bunch: 2 moms & 5 babies. 1 mom is Embden & the other mom is maybe an African mix too?? lady thought she was a Toulouse but obviously not, lol. the daddy was an African.
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  2. jojo@rolling acres farm

    [email protected] acres farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had some mixed breed brown chinese geese that were crossed with my Roman's last year. They looked somewhat like your new geese. I had one little goose that I miss and regret selling her. Bummer.

    Good luck with your new crew!
     
  3. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    [​IMG] they are sooo PRETTY!!!! i know im just in love with my three geese! THose dappled ones are GORGEOUS!!!! You're so lucky!!!
     
  4. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Very pretty! The one does look like a toulouse though. Nothing wrong with that! [​IMG]
     
  5. marathonmultiplesmom

    marathonmultiplesmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:they all (dark ones) look like they have black on the beak to some extent?
    I think that is more of an african trait.

    They are so pretty, Bleenie, congrats. And, its also so nice to see another goose keeper that appreciates the beauty of cross-bred geese. Nothin' wrong with mutts [​IMG]
    So, you got 2 mamas? I guess that dark goose with the bump is a mama and the all white is the other mama? The others must be the 5 babies, 3 dark and 2 light/spotted.

    Do you know if they all have the same father? The African Gander(?)
     
  6. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    They're so pretty! I have a question for you...I've never had a goose, only chickens, so I'm wondering why people keep geese? Is it for eggs too, like chickens? Maybe just a hobby because you like birds?

    Sorry if that's a dumb question.....
     
  7. marathonmultiplesmom

    marathonmultiplesmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. duck walk

    duck walk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    don't you just love those great big fuzzy behinds? I have a Pom gander with the cutest butt I think I have ever seen, human or otherwise...he is always squeaky clean and clorox bleach white and fluffy fuzzy walking away, head turned sideways, watching me with one blue eye...I think I make him self conscious...OMG...I have to find something to do with my time...this bird fixation is just sic I tell ya!!!![​IMG]



    Bleenie--your geese are gorgeous and I too love the spotted ones...they are all pretty cool
     
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  9. Terri O

    Terri O Chillin' With My Peeps

    I sure hope they keep that mottled look! Very neat geese. I have only Toulouse in my flock but play with mixing ducks and chickens. Same fun and easier to sell! [​IMG] Well, if I ever sell any....Terri O
     
  10. Arwen

    Arwen Out Of The Brooder

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    I so love that I can still get my goose fix here. Thanks for sharing pictures!
     

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