Need Help with Gender on Buff Geese

Discussion in 'Geese' started by oberhaslikid, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. oberhaslikid

    oberhaslikid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 5, 2008
    I think they are a trio a Gander and 2 Female.
    Then sometimes Iam not sure.They are outing my Pilgrim Male.
    in the first picture I think the male is in front.He's bigger

    Then in the center.
    Not sure here.

    Last edited by oberhaslikid (Yesterday 4:06 pm)

    Light Sussex,Red Sussex, Welsummer, French Feather leg Marans, BO, Lavender Orps, Blue Black Splash Orps, WLeghorn, ,Silkies
    Lavender Muscovy,Buff Geese,Pilgrim Geese.Working on Buff Leghorn,Barnevelder,BLRW,BC Marans.
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2010
  2. noahsgeese

    noahsgeese Border Collie

    Nov 30, 2009
    My Embden gander is more in charge of my goose and my goose is a lot sweeter than my gander
    and my gander is a lot bigger.

    Hope this helps!

  3. ultasol

    ultasol Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2009
    SE Washington
    Vent sexing isn't difficult, and if these geese are 1year+ it would be the easiest way to definitively sex them. I realize it sounds intimidating, I was quite sure there would be disastrous consequences the first time I tried it, but it went perfectly well. The main thing is to make sure the sexual organs are back in the bird prior to releasing them.

    There are videos on youtube and descriptions on several websites.

    Good luck!
  4. ultasol

    ultasol Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2009
    SE Washington
    Also, ganders have high squeaky voices compared to the females. The females are always deeper voiced.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by