How to tell the gender of baby geese

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

  1. Southernchickens

    Southernchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​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

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    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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