Has anyone got bar-headed geese?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Phage, Oct 1, 2009.

  1. Phage

    Phage Mad Scientist Premium Member

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    I am looking for someone who has bar-headed geese who may have eggs or goslings for sale next season [​IMG] . They seem hard to come by.
     
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  2. MsMelvin

    MsMelvin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've seen pictures of them and they are a beautiful rareity indeed. However nothing was mentioned of their characteristics. It is difficult to find such complete info on many common breeds much less the rare ones you seek.

    Hopefully someone here can share first had experiences so you settle with the correct breed choice for your home the first attemp.

    Good luck, keep us posted.
     
  3. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    from wikipedia:
    The bird is sociable and causes no problems for other birds.

    I also read they are great flyers use to flying at high altitudes (over the Himalayas... their migratory path)

    They are great escapees from captivity.

    They lay 4-6 eggs per clutch.

    They are relatively small... the males weighing in at 4 - 7 pounds.. I think

    Excellent pictures on this blog:
    http://parrotletsuk.typepad.com/wld...36393329107456_bafb18dbd9_bjpg-width774-.html

    That's all I could find in 10 minutes [​IMG]

    Might want to try searching using the name Anser Indicus
     
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  4. Phage

    Phage Mad Scientist Premium Member

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    Thanks for the info. They are beautiful. I managed to get hold of 2 eggs (shipped) this year but neither started to develop [​IMG]. Hoping for better luck next year.
     
  5. chickens4me

    chickens4me Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, those are beautiful! I hope you will be able to find some. [​IMG]
     
  6. Happyducks

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    Hi,
    Just was looking on internet about bar-headed geese and saw your message. I got lovely youngsters if you are still interested, you also can see their parents. They are great birds to keep and very good parents.
     
  7. swanman

    swanman New Egg

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    Hello
    Do you still have bar headed geese Im looking for a male I do have 2 young females but Im looking for a boy, please let me knwo if you have some or if you know someone , Thanks
     
  8. sherbartz

    sherbartz New Egg

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    We have 6 new goslings if you are still looking. We also have a gander.
     
  9. sherbartz

    sherbartz New Egg

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    We have recently lost our goose and have the gander who needs a new home.
     
  10. swanman

    swanman New Egg

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    Hello
    Im very interested in a male let me know if you stiil have some for sale
    email me at gerardo04@hotmail.com or text me at 919 244 6315

    thanks
    Looking forward to hear from you
    Jerry
     

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