Identify please

Discussion in 'Geese' started by generaldsherman, Mar 16, 2019.

  1. generaldsherman

    generaldsherman Songster

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    What kind of goose is this? Gender? I am guessing it is a Lucy Goosy, but wanted to know for sure. I want to start looking for a mate for it. IMG_20190316_150500118.jpg IMG_20190316_150451476.jpg
     
  2. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

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    Toulouse gander, I think.
     
  3. generaldsherman

    generaldsherman Songster

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    I was thinking it was female. The thing disappeared for about 2 weeks like as it was sitting on a stash of eggs and then gave up, but I haven't seen any eggs with my own eyes and that was back in January, so it may have been too soon for a goose to lay eggs anyhow.
     
  4. CanadianSkeptic

    CanadianSkeptic In the Brooder

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    With the lighting it's hard to tell but if the coloring is a light brown/apricot color then I'd say an American Buff gander.
     
  5. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Songster

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    Definitely a Toulouse.I would say male just going from the tight undercarriage.How old?
     
  6. generaldsherman

    generaldsherman Songster

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    one year
     
  7. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Songster

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    You should be seeing eggs by now.How deep is his voice?.My females has a very deep voice they also like to mumble to themselves.Toulouse ganders have a higher pitched voice than females.
     
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  8. Iain Utah

    Iain Utah Crowing

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    Agree toulouse. If I had to bet gender, I'd go with female based on these pictures.
     
  9. generaldsherman

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    Guess I'll just watch for eggs for a while and see if I can figure it out. I've never had geese so could say if the voice is deeper or not. It is definitely not mean, though.
     
  10. 21hens-incharge

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    My Toulouse were very nice. Male and female.

    I cannot tell if it is male or female though. :hmm
     
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2019

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