what to do about two ganders?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by bravevline, Dec 6, 2013.

  1. bravevline

    bravevline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    in the spring, i bought two Chinese Goslings. unfortuneately, they've both turned out to be ganders!!! ;( how do you get a female thats already an adult. since ive already worked hard on these two, i dont want to get more goslings to grow to get my reward. is there anywhere thats willing to ship an adult Chinese Goose? id be willing to pay a pretty high price!
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Maybe auctions? or post in your states thread on the "where am I where are you" here on BYC.
     
  3. servpolice

    servpolice Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    You know it doesnt really matter what age the goose is :/
     
  4. livininbrazil

    livininbrazil Chillin' With My Peeps

    But a single female gosling is hard work serv!
     
  5. bravevline

    bravevline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    actually it does. i wanted eggs this coming spring, but if i get more goslings, ill have to wait another year
     
  6. Any breed female would be ok with them unless you are a purist when it comes to breeding. I would try Craigslist and maybe run an add in a local ad bulletin paper thats how i found mine.
     
  7. livininbrazil

    livininbrazil Chillin' With My Peeps

    Maybe there´s someone that has two geese and would like to do a swap with one...you don´t intend to keep the two ganders, do you? If so, you need to get at least two more geese to keep the peace. And like 8 said, if it´s difficult to come across some chinese females, you could settle for any breed to begin with, don´t have to let them raise goslings, and then when you have your chinese females, the other breed geese could help hatch out their eggs..........
     
  8. bravevline

    bravevline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i MIGHT had found some!
     
  9. Miss Lydia

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  10. servpolice

    servpolice Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Well if he wants eggs and goslings thats a different story from a year old to 7-10 year old goose the eggs are most fertile but a older goose or a year less old goose the eggs shorten and arent as fertile
     

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