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Picking My Last Goose Breed

Discussion in 'Geese' started by marvun22, Oct 17, 2013.

  1. marvun22

    marvun22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm getting lots of poultry in 6-10 years and I'm still trying to round up my last duck and goose breeds. I'm getting pairs of everything, and housing them all separately. I'm getting 18 total. 9 Geese and 9 Ganders. Here is what I'm getting pairs of.
    African (Metzer's)
    Buff African (Holderreads)
    American Blue (Holderreads)
    White Sebastopol (Celtic Oaks)
    Grey Dewlap Toulouse (Celtic Oaks)
    Buff Dewlap Toulouse (Celtic Oaks)
    2 Canada Geese Pairs (Purely Poultry)
    I'm still deciding my last one. I want the color to be different. I'm not getting a standard Toulouse as my last breed because I already have Grey Toulouses and Africans. There are a couple breeds I've been considering for my last breed: Buff Saddleback Pomeranian, Buff Sebastopol, Embden. I'm open to most breeds and I'm open to most hatcheries as long as they're safe and have a halfways small minimum order.
     
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  3. Speceider

    Speceider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just a simple question....why just pairs....what happens when you loose one...will you be purchasing replacements....that's why I target 3 pair for what I keep.

    Clint
     
  4. marvun22

    marvun22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most places only sell pairs. I could get trios of Africans.
     
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    marvun22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. servpolice

    servpolice Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Get the giant dewelped brown africans ! You will love these massive meaty birds
     
  7. marvun22

    marvun22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would I really need them? I'm alredy getting standard African geese, along with Giant Dewlap Buff African, Giant Dewlap Gray and Giant Dewlap Buff Toulouse.
     
  8. servpolice

    servpolice Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Yes! Because normal africans from metzers are a cross of african and chinese while the giant dewlep is a big pure breed of a giant and there goslings grow faster then the just so called african and are extremly tame or hissy but dont attack like their skinny cousin the chinese
     
  9. marvun22

    marvun22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok. Are these Large Dewlap Gray Africans (I'm assuming from Holderreads) good at defending ducks? My Metzer's Africans (which I currently have) do a great job at this.
     
  10. servpolice

    servpolice Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Yes they can be brown/grey both the same
     

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