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Discussion in 'Geese' started by squeak1387, Aug 20, 2011.

  1. squeak1387

    squeak1387 Chirping

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    I got my first breeding pair of roman geese today. Any tips? I have never had geese before.


    Ok I just looked up a pic and they are not romans. As soon as it stops raining I'm going to get a pic and maybe u guys can help me out a bit
     
    Last edited: Aug 20, 2011

  2. Chiko

    Chiko Songster

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    I loved my Geese. I bet you'll love them [​IMG]
     
  3. squeak1387

    squeak1387 Chirping

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    Ok I think they are chinese geese.
     
  4. squeak1387

    squeak1387 Chirping

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    This is about as close as they will let me get right now...
     
  5. NapoleanGoose

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    Quote:They look like African geese to me. Does the smaller one have a dewlap (flap of skin under the jaw) as well?

    Chinese geese are smaller and have no dewlap.

    If this is your first time with geese, I highly suggest getting a book or two about them. I would suggest A Book Of Geese by Dave Holderread and Chris Ashton's Domestic Geese.

    When you go to your feed store ask them what they have on hand for geese. Keep them in a secure pen, away from predators.

    Try offering treats. If that doesn't ease them up to you, take away their food. Only feed them when you are in the pen with them. Stand nearby, and don't move away. The geese will be wary at first, but when they become comfortable with you, move a little closer. Keep doing this until they are comfortable with you standing at the food bowl. Try offering the food with your hand, and covering/taking away the other food. :)

    Good luck with your new birds!
     
  6. Jonaboo 16

    Jonaboo 16 Chirping

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    They look like are Brown Chinese Geese
     
  7. kandyg_99

    kandyg_99 Songster

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    They look just like mine & I have Brown Chinese....
     

  8. Jonaboo 16

    Jonaboo 16 Chirping

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    Sorry I meant to put African geese.
     
  9. Going Bhonkers

    Going Bhonkers Songster

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