how to tell the sex of an African goose?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Ruthannnall, Apr 13, 2016.

  1. Ruthannnall

    Ruthannnall Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we just received our first geese we have ever owned. They are African Geese. But we are not quite sure how to tell the sex. Can anyone please help. Is there anyway you can tell the sex in four to five week old African Geese any comments or advice would be appreciated thank you.[​IMG]
     
  2. servpolice

    servpolice Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    They are about 3 weeks old and you can't sex them until they are 2 months old or atleast fully feathered.
    But you can also vent sex ;)
     
  3. Ruthannnall

    Ruthannnall Chillin' With My Peeps

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    okay when they reach 2 months old what am I looking for, color difference?
     
  4. servpolice

    servpolice Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Nope they'll be the same colour.
    The males will be a lot taller and macho. The males are also louder.
    The alpha of that little flock you have will be male. So look out for which gosling is the dominant one.
    Females can be dominant too but males tend to be most of the time.
    We will able to sex them for you once they are between 1 to 2 months old by just posting pictures of them ;)
     
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  5. Ruthannnall

    Ruthannnall Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok. Thank you I will post another picture when they reach 2 months.
     
  6. Almond goose

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    A fair warning don't name them when the sex is un sure because i have a gander named Heidi and a goose named buddy sooo yeah also male have a high sounding voice and females are lower
     
  7. Ruthannnall

    Ruthannnall Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok what sex are these?
     
  8. Ruthannnall

    Ruthannnall Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thinking the first one is male, not sure about the second one.
     
  9. RareDuck

    RareDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have Embden and White Chinese but they might be sexable by looking underneath. My females have 2 lumps underneath that are about equal and rounded. The males have one lump.
     
  10. Ruthannnall

    Ruthannnall Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Than
    thank you I will check that.
     

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