How do you tell Embden goose/or gander?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by pooponshoe, Jun 9, 2008.

  1. pooponshoe

    pooponshoe Out Of The Brooder

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    I want to get it a mate?
     
  2. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    If, and only if, they are purebred Embdens, the females will be darker at hatching than the males. It only lasts about the first 10-14 days, then it will be impossible to tell. So after that point, they can only be vent sexed or you can wait about a year and the big ones will be males and the smaller ones female. [​IMG]
     
  3. pooponshoe

    pooponshoe Out Of The Brooder

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    I guess if she starts laying eggs right?
     

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