Cross breed question

Discussion in 'Geese' started by aldren90, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. aldren90

    aldren90 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will my sebastopol geese mix with my canadians if i have a pair of canadians housed with a pair or two of sebbies i know they can do it but do you think they actually would? Even if they have their own mates
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    If that have a mate it's less likely they will cross breed however there is always a possibility of it happening.
     
  3. aldren90

    aldren90 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok the canadian kinda dislike but tolerate the sebbies any way so i think if they wanted they would but most likely not wouldnt ya think?
     
  4. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    I think that if you want purebred goslings, you keep your different breeds separated.

    If ganders form a pair-mate bond, they will still sneak out and cheat on their spouse. Domestic geese do not pair like wild geese and you are raising the Canadas like domestic geese, so I would not expect them to form a strong pair bond, either.

    If you want crossbreds, that's fine. Just don't pass your goslings off to the public as purebreds. And no, sometimes you can not sort them out just by their looks.
     
  5. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:ditto blues.

    I would deffinetly seperate them. I would never take a chance like that. But completly your choice [​IMG]
     
  6. aldren90

    aldren90 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will seperate them
     
  7. extraordinaryfowl

    extraordinaryfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Canadian and Grey-lag descended geese crosses are most always infertile. (they can produce offspring, but those offspring cannot reproduce.)
     
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