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What sex are these african geese??????

Discussion in 'Geese' started by zatsdeb, Jul 4, 2011.

  1. zatsdeb

    zatsdeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 2, 2007
    Lincoln, Illinois
    My neighbor got these african geese I was wondering if any of you geese owners have a clue about the sexes..
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    thanks!
     
  2. bryleighs_gmal

    bryleighs_gmal Out Of The Brooder

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    looks to me you got 1 good size male

    1st picture neck is in the lead of the race...


    the others you need to flip them and give them the roam ing finger effect to find out [​IMG]
     
  3. zatsdeb

    zatsdeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 2, 2007
    Lincoln, Illinois
    thanks, I told her that I thought she had at least 1 male, she is thinking she has 3 males and 1 female.... I am thinking opposite!
     
  4. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Only one looks African the other three are African mixes since pure Africans don't have a white strip on them.
     
  5. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    They all look mixed except for maybe 1 of them (yellow in the bills, white stripe across front of breast), so you'll just have to wait til they 'show' you by their behavior.
     
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  6. manybirds

    manybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 4, 2011
    Those are chinese geese. true aficans get 50ibs and have dewlaps.
     
  7. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:Production Africans do not get that big, you need to look at the 'hatchery' stock to see what this person has. The ones you are talking about are referred to as dewlap Africans.
     
  8. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    Quote:I don't know where you are getting your information from but a Adult Male African Dewlap should weigh 22-28 pounds.
    There's no way a African Dewlap can weigh 50 pounds.
     
  9. n4zty

    n4zty Out Of The Brooder

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    proper name is super african geese if they have a dewlap.
     
  10. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    Quote:Incorrect. It's Dewlap African not Super African.
     

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