confused on my geese??

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Wlcote, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. Wlcote

    Wlcote New Egg

    Aug 5, 2011
    their names are "goose goose" my husband and i picked them up at a feed and seed a few weeks ago and we're a bit confused on what breed they are, so if anyone can help us out and give it a guess, it would be greatly appreciated i've put gosling photos and now photos. thank you for your help..

    there is no personal space between these camera lovers, or it's just they love their mama!
    Last edited: Aug 5, 2011
  2. MommaOrp

    MommaOrp Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2011
    Derbyshire, England
    Might they be hybrids?
  3. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    I'd say either brown Chinese or African (non-dewlap)....those are my two guesses....
  4. The goose girl

    The goose girl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 7, 2010
    I'm guessing Chinese.

    But what I really want to know is: What's up with the person crouching on the stool in the upper left corner of picture 1? Is he/she terrified of the goslings? Did he/she just really, really not want to be in the picture? Or was a lesson of step aerobics interrupted by the photographer?
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

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    they sure are pretty!!
  6. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

    Sep 7, 2009
    Florida - Space Coast
    They look like our Africans, just slightly younger. Ours have started growing the knob recently.
  7. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Those are Africans.
  8. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 19, 2011
    Suffolk, UK
    Yes I'd agree with Africans though difficult to judge their size from the pics. However their necks appear thicker and shorter than most Chinese. They look lovely and I love our own Africans so enjoy them. Pete.
  9. Wlcote

    Wlcote New Egg

    Aug 5, 2011
    I will post more photos later today and find something to compare them
    to, their approximately 2 months old. One is bigger in size compared
    to the other, I believe we got lucky and got a male and female, one
    honks deep sounding and the other honks quite sharply high pitch.
    Either way I'm mama and they only come runnin to me, which they
    are so beautiful when they come running up the hill! Their funniest
    moment was earlier today, they were heading down the hill and
    let's just say that the small goose tripped over it's own foot, I
    hadn't had a good laugh like that, since our chihuahua, Fancy Pants,
    thought she could out run them up the hill. So if u need a good laugh,
    watch geese run down hill super fast!
    Thank you for replies and I will keep posting more photos as they grow
    up to beautiful birds, more than they are now. [​IMG]
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Quote:Funny story, my Emden gander trips over everything, he always has his head in the air and never watchs where he is going. and forgot to say [​IMG]

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