The african and chinese goose thread!!

Discussion in 'Geese' started by ruffledfeathers1234, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. servpolice

    servpolice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I try get a pic of him !
    He looks just like the normal africans from metzers and hes only 10 months old
     
  2. Iain Utah

    Iain Utah Overrun With Chickens

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    This picture is one of my favorites for comparison purposes. Both are ganders hatched on same day and they are six months old in this pic. One came from metzer stock. The other came from Holderread stock. As you can see, my Holderread African has a well defined dewlap, not too large bump, thicker neck, and bigger body.

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  3. servpolice

    servpolice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Iain that African gander on the right looks just like one of my African ganders ! And haha how can metzers say that the gander one the left is a normal African it looks just like a chinese haha
     
  4. servpolice

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    Iain i promised you a pic of my brown AfricanXbrown chinese here he is isnt the best picture but looks like those non-Dewelp africans from metzers
     
  5. servpolice

    servpolice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hes 10 months here so he isnt fully grown yet
     
  6. Iain Utah

    Iain Utah Overrun With Chickens

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    He is lovely, Serv!
     
  7. servpolice

    servpolice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you hes very tame and he looks alot like his mother which is gone now ! Ilove that some geese look alot like the parents
     
  8. K Epp

    K Epp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone confirm this is a goose and not a gander. I want to get it a mate and have no idea how to tell the gender in geese.

    There are more pics on post 981.
     
  9. servpolice

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    thats a gander sorry not for a early response
     
  10. K Epp

    K Epp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. I thought it might be, but was told it was a goose. It doesn't matter either way as I only have the one at the present time. Now to find him a girl. Does it need to be the sane breed or just a goose. I don't plan on breeding them as some of the info I read said angel wing could be genetic. Although I was told this was done intentionally to this poor bird. Does it need any special care?
     

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