How to tell the gender of baby geese

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Southernchickens, Jul 6, 2010.

  1. Southernchickens

    Southernchickens Chirping

    Jun 30, 2010
    Mobile, Alabama
    I was wondering if anyone knew how to sex baby chinese geese without vent sexing them. I have one male and I want to buy a mate for him.
  2. NapoleanGoose

    NapoleanGoose Songster

    Mar 4, 2010
    Bishop CA
    [​IMG] I don't think you can. Vent sexing is the best way. Any more "masculine" features can fool you. I've had some manly looking girls. You could probably do a blood test like they do parrots, but I'm not sure how much that costs.
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    Vent sexing is the only way to tell for sure if a goose is male or female. Some say that you can tell by the thickness of their legs (provided there are examples of both sexes in the mix), but I tried that with some ducks once and ended up with all 4 males [​IMG]

    Either order some from a hatchery that are sexed or wait till it's bigger and buy an adult female. [​IMG]

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