Breed of Geese? Black Goose?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by 110Organic, Feb 28, 2012.

  1. 110Organic

    110Organic Out Of The Brooder

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    We recently bought two baby geese, I know that isn't the proper name, anyway, we bought them from a not so nice place to save them, but have no idea what they are...

    First one, we have been calling it a 'her' is BLACK bill to toe, she is kind of slender, but black bill and black feet, some lighter fluffy, buy not alot

    The second isn't that much of a guess, 'he' is all yellow white, we are thinking Chinese or something based on online pictures.

    But we can't find any black babies anywhere online...
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Can you get a picture of her? I'd never heard of any black geese breeds.
     
  3. The goose girl

    The goose girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, picture, please.

    Are you positive they're both goslings? Some ducklings are black. I've never heard of black goslings, either.
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Pics please.. [​IMG]
     
  5. 110Organic

    110Organic Out Of The Brooder

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    Yep, Geese, we have raise both, ducks and geese, in the past from just hatchery stock, but his girl (I did sex her last night and it's a SHE, well I am 90% sure....). I will have to wait to get a picture tonight, unless my husband wants to try and get one, she is living in our spare horse stall and well, very scared as they were not handled
     
  6. destinduck

    destinduck obsessed with "ducks"

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    First [​IMG] Cant wait to see the pics of the goslings! I have to ask this question though because I see it all the time. Why didnt you ask what kind of waterfowl they were from who you bought them from?And Maybe you still can? [​IMG] Im happy you tried to save them but it kinda helps to know what they are and what they were being fed at the very least. To answer your question on what it could be till you post a pic. It could be a type of a Canadian goose,brant goose,barnacle goose ( these are considered ' black geese' sometimes) or could even be a black swan.No matter what it is, good luck with them.
     
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  7. EmAbTo48

    EmAbTo48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How big is she? There are Brent Geese that an almost whole black body, they are smaller though like a mallard and come from the UK.

    Maybe its not and a swan? LOL there are black swans.

    Otheriwse I am sure you have some mixed breed goose that got lucky being all black :)
     
  8. EmAbTo48

    EmAbTo48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I should probably read all the posts before repeating somehing! :)
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  9. destinduck

    destinduck obsessed with "ducks"

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    Sometimes if the post are a few minutes apart it doesnt show up right off LOL! Ive had that happen before. And yes that would be really cool if she got a mix or gene for all black!
     
  10. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    We will have to see photos.

    There are no black domestic geese in the USA.

    There is a black wild goose in Australia. Unless you are located in Australia, I doubt that you got one of those.

    Well, I guess I should qualify that. Muscovies come in black and they are actually a sort of goose and not really a duck.
     

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