sex and breed?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by NicoleRM, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. NicoleRM

    NicoleRM Songster

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    Hi all,

    Anyone care to take a guess at the sex and breed of my 12 week old goose? My best guess (and hope! [​IMG]) is female African, but I'm a big ole goose newbie. If this pic is no good, let me know what you need to see and I can snap another.

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    Thanks
    Nicole
     
  2. bock

    bock Songster

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    Either a Brown Chinese or an African. I am not sure about gender though. [​IMG]
     
  3. blissdragon

    blissdragon Chirping

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    Standing like a gander.
     
  4. Yes, I would agree...Gander.
     
  5. NicoleRM

    NicoleRM Songster

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    Bah! How can you tell by the stance? This stuff is hard with nothing to compare to! [​IMG]
     
  6. bock

    bock Songster

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    Quote:That's what I thought. I had a lone Chinese goose for a whole year before a coyote got it, and I was never certain of his gender. [​IMG] I am pretty sure he was a gander though, based on the way he would chase of the male ducks when they tried to breed with the girl duckies. [​IMG] ......I miss Goo Goo [​IMG] . All this talk reminds me of how great he really was!(He was abandoned, and we rescued him last summer.)
     
  7. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I'd say african as well, it looks too 'heavy' to be a chinese. I don't know about gender, I'd wait till it gets the knob on it's beak.
     

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