Toulous? Pilgrim? Mixed breed? What did I just buy?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Buxton Ducks, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. Buxton Ducks

    Buxton Ducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just went to pick up my layer pellets and I saw this big, gray, handsom girl/boy standing tall among the ducks. He/She was dropped off there today for an unknown reason and she was looking rather lost. I always have room for a new pet so I bought her for 15 bucks and my sebbies are not very happy with me. What is it, and am I correct in calling it a her? She isn't very big for a goose, prob only about 10 - 12 pounds and has a smaller frame than my sebbies. I tried to get a comparison picture but all the other waterfowl are avoiding the new kid.



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  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Toulouse very pretty
     
  3. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    nice production toulouse, no idea on gender since you have to vent or dna sex them.
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I'd keep an eye on things though being it's the newbie they may gang up on her/him. and geese can cause injury to each other.
     
  5. Buxton Ducks

    Buxton Ducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone, I have named her Ursula and I am watching them closely. The youngster sebbies are simply keeping their distance and the ducks are typically scared of her, except Claude (my blind khaki who is currently cuddled up with her because he has no idea [​IMG]). She wasn't socialized very well and hisses at me but give me a few weeks of treats and attention and she'll come around!
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Thats so sweet, she has a buddy and he doesn't know she is the new kid on the block. works!! looking forward to hearing about the transformation some TLC brings into her life.
     
  7. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck with him or her and agree with everyone so far that your new bird is a Utility Toulouse [​IMG]
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Why are they called utility Toulouse?
     
  9. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe its because they were "utilised ' as a good farmland goose.
     
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Oh okay thanks for the info,
     

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