Dewlap Toulouse in Arkansas

Discussion in 'Geese' started by redev, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. redev

    redev Out Of The Brooder

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    I have bought 3 Holderead Dewlap Toulouse (grey) and they are 2 to 4 years old. I bought a trio, so if 2 do not lay eggs, I have the option to exchange them for layers. The folks that own the Holderead gaggle do not know how to sex them.
    Does anyone know when I can expect eggs in sw Arkansas? Are adult geese fairly easy to sex if their vent feathers are wet?? Think I could possibly do it??
     
  2. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    avianbiotech can sex them with 2-3 chest feathers plucked and submitted for DNA testing, well worth the cost 20-24 per sample to know what you have.
     
  3. redev

    redev Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, Celtic.
     
  4. redev

    redev Out Of The Brooder

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    I have ordered the kits and already have peace of mind.
     
  5. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    welcome, glad to have been of help
     

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