How to tell the sex of a gosling?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by shelleyd2008, Jun 13, 2009.

  1. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I tried the vent sexing thing when it was a baby. I didn't see anything, but that doesn't mean I did it right!

    What other ways are there to tell what my baby is? He/she is about a month old.
     
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Anyone?
     
  3. Riocotesei

    Riocotesei Songster

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    I just bought two toulouse goslings from our local trades days, and the guy sexed them for me right there when I picked them out.
    He put them between his theighs it's rear facing out and just kind-of un rolled/ folded the vent open. If it's a boy there will be a little curly flesh deal that pops out.
    Mine are about 3-4 weeks old though.

    lol, I'm sorry if that made no sence.
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    No, I know exactly what you are talking about. That's the vent sexing I was referring to. I did that, but I've never done it before, so I don't know that I did it right. I was just wondering if there was another way (physical characteristics and such) that I could tell. Thanks ric. [​IMG]
     
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