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Discussion in 'Geese' started by FrenchToast, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. FrenchToast

    FrenchToast "Draft Apple Ridge" a Bit from Heaven

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    I was just given the pair of geese. I know one is a Goose, the other a gander and that they are not the same breed but what are they? Could they be crossers?

    Thanks

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  2. n4zty

    n4zty In the Brooder

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    toulese on the left brown chinese on the right.
     
  3. Mom 2em All

    Mom 2em All Songster

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    is it toulouse? Because the top of the bill doesnt look toulouse.
     
  4. n4zty

    n4zty In the Brooder

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    Quote:now that u mention it and a 2nd look it could be a mix. dunno perhaps african mixed with toulouse
     
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  5. FrenchToast

    FrenchToast "Draft Apple Ridge" a Bit from Heaven

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    Thanks, is his neck long enough for the Chinese? Right color leg?

    What about the Goose's bill, what should it look like to be a Toulouse? Someone said Pilgrim but according to my book she should white on her head for that right?

    Thanks much. I got these two from a gal that trains my horses. She got them at a swap, they were going to be sold as meat geese so she bought and rescued them.
     
  6. cgmccary

    cgmccary Songster

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    Here's my Toulouse:
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  7. Suzie

    Suzie Crowing

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    The one on the right is an African - we have one here and it is identical - the one on the left looks to be a Toulouse/African mix - they are both very pretty - congratulations! If the one on the right is an African male it will emit a noise similar to " why" - drives us mad at times but we are so very lucky to have him here - we rescued him and he is wonderful!

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