Sexing Embden Gosling?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Mary Coleman, May 17, 2016.

  1. Mary Coleman

    Mary Coleman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a day old embden gosling and I don't know if it's a boy or girl. I hear that you can tell by the gray on their back. Can anybody tell me what I've got? Or are there any other methods? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. servpolice

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    It looks like a cross breed and is male
     
  3. Mary Coleman

    Mary Coleman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A cross breed? That's odd. My neighbor gave me the egg an she only has white embdens... How can you tell if it's a male just by looking at it? That's pretty cool. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. It's a crossbreed. Is it possible that Canada geese visited your neighbors property? The shape of the goslings head & bill reminds me of a Canada gosling's.
     
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  5. Mary Coleman

    Mary Coleman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I suppose it is possible... The embdens are giant I can't imagine that a tiny Canadian could mate with a giant embden, but you never know. That would look really cool though! I guess we'll have to wait and see, but looks like a male?
     
  6. Mary Coleman

    Mary Coleman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now that I look at the two goslings, it's not as yellow as embdens, but not as dark as the Canadian. I think y'all might be right. His beaks not bright pink like the embdens but not black like the Canadian. This is so wierd!
     
  7. servpolice

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    Just wait and see ;)
    Keep us updated
     

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