The african and chinese goose thread!!

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

  1. goose4

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    Eggbert has a sibling. Mom is still sitting on her nest so there might be another. Dad took his babies out for a tour of the shed today while mom stayed on the nest.
     
  2. AliciaM

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    These are my 2 Chinese geese.. They are 13 weeks old.. How old until they get the knob on there head? Can anyone make a guess on there sex? There necks are a bit longer when they are not at rest, but they are not as long and swan ish as ive seen.. Could that be because they are young?

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  3. goose4

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    My white chinese born in April have knobs already. Females develop knobs later than the males and have shorter necks. The girls also have deeper voices than the maleswhich have a high pitched honk.
     
  4. Miss Lydia

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    What a sweet pic and what a sweet dad to take care of babies so mom can sit. [​IMG]
     
  5. Miss Lydia

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    Your geese are beautiful
     
  6. AliciaM

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    Thank you.. They are my guard gooses... LOL... They are very protective of my call ducks.
     
  7. RURU

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    Your geese are lovely. It is so sweet when the gander's take care of the kids while mom sits. I just love the endearing way they care for their goslings or other fowl.....
     
  8. Kathryn4629

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    Hi Everyone. I believe that I have 4 African geese. I am trying g to figure out gender. Honestly I have a feel I that there are 3 ganders and 1 hen... but the one that I think is a hen is the loudest and has always been th[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]e boss, she got named Buster because she is always busting everybodys bums..
     
  9. Miss Lydia

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    If Buster is the loudest then you may have 1 gander to the females. the ganders are the loudest. High pitched, walk around very erect with head held high.
     
  10. Kathryn4629

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    OK I think I got the picture thing figured out on my phone..
     

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