Help identify a goose

Discussion in 'Geese' started by foothillsfiber, May 19, 2012.

  1. foothillsfiber

    foothillsfiber Chirping

    Dec 23, 2011
    Sorry no pic. I was at a park and saw 2 geese that were smaller than the african. They were grey and had white heads and necks. Any idea. I am looking for a small goose and this would fit the bill.
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    No idea could even be a mix, but if they are domesticated you might get permission to catch them and bring them home.
  3. poultry09

    poultry09 Songster

    Dec 1, 2011
    Rainier, Oregon
    Like miss lydia said it is proably a mix, the hard part might be trying to get permission to catch the geese, when some one dumped a pair of geese at our local lake I called the parks and recreation department and they told me that I can not go and get them they are going to waite till the lake gets over populated or till the birds get agressive then they will have a "vendor" come in and get them and most likely put them down, so then to myself I said enough is enough and I went down to the lake one night with my grandma and grandpa and caught them. I was not willing to set thier and let some thing happen to thoes beautiful geese!

    So my sugestion is to try to contact the mayor of some one of higher power to give you permission

    In this picture you can see how hongry they where, they didnt even let me back away before they started chowing down.

  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

    Dec 22, 2009
    If it's only too and their smaller than africans it could be a Wild Pair.
  5. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Crowing

    Apr 14, 2011
    Central Oregon
    Really, without seeing a photo or seeing the geese, it is impossible to guess what breed.

    If you want small geese, Cotton Patch geese are small and nice natured.

    There is also an Oregon Mini Goose, although those are rare and quite expensive.
  6. foothillsfiber

    foothillsfiber Chirping

    Dec 23, 2011
    I did take a photo with my cheapo phone but imhave to bluetooth it to my laptop and havent done it yet. I will try to get it done tomorrow and post it

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