Sexing geese-TOTALY frustrated! HELP!

Discussion in 'Geese' started by banter, Aug 25, 2008.

  1. banter

    banter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 3, 2008
    Raymond Maine
    I have 4, 3 1/2 month old Sebs. I have tried to sex them 3 times at 3 different ages. If I am doing this right (and I think I am) they are all geese. What perplexes me is the color sexing aspect. When breeding a blue male to a white female the result is the blues are females and the males are color splashed. I bred a gray male to a white female and ended up with 3 splashes and 1 gray. I am almost positive the gray is a female, but the splashes although a little bigger have voices like mom. I vent sexed them and can find no male organ. Any help out there!!!!!!! Sorry here's pics

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  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Male geese have a high pitched honk where females have a very very deep honk.
     
  3. banter

    banter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 3, 2008
    Raymond Maine
    Unfortunately at this age all they do is that little" he he he he he he" that sounds like a whinny.
     
  4. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Oh. You can try to sex them. Its not as hard as it sounds. Just flip the goose upside down on your lap, and gently apply downward pressure with your thumb and pointer finger. You may have to take a little petrolum jelly and stick your finger, swirl it around once, and then try again, because sometimes the males hold their "organ" inside. Lucky for me I havent had to do that. lol I find it easier to do once they get a couple months of age, rather than little babies.
     
  5. banter

    banter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 3, 2008
    Raymond Maine
    You are the first one to make the Vaseline suggestion to me! Makes sense. Poor traumatized geese! This will be time 4!
     

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