Sebastopol Goose Color Question-- Light Buff Splash?? -- Pic HEAVY!

Discussion in 'Geese' started by kimberly35042, Jan 17, 2012.

  1. kimberly35042

    kimberly35042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone -- well, Henry officially has company of his own "feather"--the CURLY kind of course [​IMG]

    I lucked out and found a flock of sebs original 2 pair purchased as Elite Show Quality from Holderreads. Anyway, one of the youngsters is an amazing light buff color and I'm wondering exactly what you call it? Certainly looks almost "cream" to me, but I realize that is nearly impossible. Please let me know what you think. Here she is:


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    And Dad--please excuse the dirty feather. They were in a box in transit for at least 6+ hours.

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    and Mom:
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    And of course Henry -- she's completely lost with her new "friends" and probably wants out of the holding pen and back on the big pond she's used to.

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  2. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    What a gorgeous family! [​IMG] The babies are going to be awesome!
     
  3. kimberly35042

    kimberly35042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Amy -- i am so happy and lucky to have stumbled upon these guys. boy it happened so quickly!

    I wonder if you are right and she could just have Georgia Clay highlights *lol* Don't tell me I have to wait till she moults to find out!!! I'll go insane!!!
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    They are beautiful!! [​IMG]
     
  5. kimberly35042

    kimberly35042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you Miss Lydia. I'm really excited. It rained pretty hard here last night. It still looks like the little goose is some color of buff and not just dirty. Also it kindof goes up her neck a little. I hope someone who has been breeding sebs for a while can shed some light.

    Also, I'm beginning to think that my splash gander has a splash of mascara! I thought at first it was dirt or something beside his eye, but its been there since Saturday so maybe not. The rest of his spots are only seen on his back when he flaps his pretty wings [​IMG]
     
  6. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Kim, they are lovely. I hope Pete checks in as well as Vicky so you have their thoughts on her color.
     
  7. kimberly35042

    kimberly35042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Shellie -- I hope so. I joined the other forum also and have studied Pete's genetics till my head spun off.....

    The new flock seems to hate me less each day so maybe, just maybe I can take better pictures this weekend. Stay warm!
     
  8. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Yep, have used the fireplace a lot recently. Tired of these cold fronts, but it good for breeding.

    Petes notes on genetics are great, but I have to read them in the morning with coffee.
     
  9. destinduck

    destinduck obsessed with "ducks"

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    Beautiful pics! Sebbies are my favorite domestic geese. Are they very loud Shellie? Ive never seen (Or heard) them in the flesh.
     
  10. kimberly35042

    kimberly35042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think they all have their "moments", but these sebs are much much quiter than the Americans and 100% less then some Chinese I've met....
     

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