Pilgrim expert needed

Discussion in 'Geese' started by igotgoosed, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. igotgoosed

    igotgoosed Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2012
    North Texas
    Ok, I'm having a bit of a dilemma. I have 3 goslings all hatched at different times. One on Easter, One 2 days ago, and one today. For some reason I'm having a hard time telling if 2 are males or females. I thought I knew...but now I'm doubting it after this baby that just hatched. The one that hatched 2 days ago is without a doubt female. I vent sexed the one that was hatched first on Easter, no pizzle popped out.

    Easter baby



    Baby hatched 2 days ago



    Baby hatched today


  2. mominoz

    mominoz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 17, 2009
    North Georgia
    I had Pilgrims long ago[​IMG] and the females down was more live graygreen than the males.That said I at this moment have 3 females and one male Shetland (also sex linked color) and had 5 babies last year form Holderreads. They all had saddles and darker heads , but the females are "darker" than the males, obvious when you see them all together. Also with my Shetlands the beak of the male is all pale pink, and the females have darker 'lines" around the beak.
    Hope this helps.

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