can you tell me what breed by gosling description? sorry, no pics...

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  1. mandapanda3186

    mandapanda3186 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw some adorable goslings at tsc and can't remember the breed...

    They were black beaked, and they were kind of a mixture of black/grey all over.

    I'm not having very good luck googling...

    Any ideas? I know pics help a lot but maybe you have an idea and I can look into it and figure it out.

    Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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  3. Shiloh Acres

    Shiloh Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd call the TSC where you saw them and ask. If they can't tell you the breed, maybe they can tell you where they got them and that can narrow it down a bit.
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    They are probably brown chinese or production africans with having black beaks.
     
  5. Balbinka

    Balbinka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:My same thoughts.
    Tractor Supply only orders African and (usually white) Chinese geese.
    I am inclined to say these are probably Africans.
     
  6. mlktrkdvr

    mlktrkdvr Out Of The Brooder

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    having worked at TSC for 5 years I can tell you that the store I worked at (and I assume all) was at the mercy of whatever the hatchery sent. We usually got very healthy chicks, ducks and geese but had no control over what was sent to us at the store level. I am sure what they received was "assorted goslings" and even if you would call the hatchery they could not tell you more than that. Not trying to derail your train, but that is how it is at least in the Nebraska area stores
     

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