Color and genotype of this gosling? Please, help

Discussion in 'Geese' started by sebastopol, Oct 11, 2011.

  1. sebastopol

    sebastopol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Color and genotype of this gosling? Please, help

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    Thank you



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  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:All I can say is they are beautiful but pete55 maybe able to help you might want to PM him so he can have a look.
     
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  3. birdboy508

    birdboy508 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] beats me
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I think they may need a treadmill. [​IMG]
     
  5. toadbriar

    toadbriar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    surely you don't have any Africans in the flock? that dark stripe down the back of the neck makes me wonder.
     
  6. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi

    Not an easy one to ID but does appear a Grey in genotype and a slight possibility of being split to Buff but unlikely. Do you know the sex of your gosling as it cannot carry Buff if its a female?

    The gosling looks like a cross Toulouse with a Dewlap Toulouse male parent but its mother looks like a Toulouse x African or Chinese. I think Toadbriar is correct as the dark stipe on the gosling's neck suggests an African or Chinese in the background of the mother as I think I can see a dark neck stripe area on her too.

    She also has a 'black bean' to the tip of the beak whereas pure Toulouse do not (like the male parent). Can you tell us more about the mother's background?

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  7. sebastopol

    sebastopol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you all!

    I think he's a male, but I'm not sure.


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