sexing geese....

Discussion in 'Geese' started by sandypaws, Mar 3, 2009.

  1. sandypaws

    sandypaws Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i was given a bunch of geese.. rescued them.. (id hate to sound like a moron, but.....)
    2 toutlouse (sp?)
    5 african
    they started to lay eggs.. so i know i have some girls..
    i HAVE flipped a goose over and manually inverted,, to sex them.. is there anyway of just LOOKING at them i can tell????
    there was some breeding behavior in the pool last night but they all look the same to me....
    i guess i am gonna just have to sex them and band them...

    ducks are easy.. there voice and curled tail feather... is there any SIMPLE way of telling on a goose/gander???
     
  2. sandypaws

    sandypaws Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if i posted pictures.. would it help???
     
  3. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Posting pictures will help with the africans. Males have larger knobs than the females.

    Males have higher pitched voices, and hens lower pitched. At least my Toulouse do.
     
  4. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    my gander makes a high siren kind of noise, not really a Honk, it's more of a HWEEEEEEENK.
     

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