When do geese mature?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by SkyWarrior, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Songster

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    I'm not new to geese, but I'm getting a little puzzled over these two. My first two were production African and Toulouse. I think these are Chinese, but I may be mistaken.

    My two new geese from a hatchery last April as a mix barnyard special. So far, they've been delightful and friendly -- the one I'm assuming is a male (squeaky honk) is friendly enough to let me pick him up and pet him. They haven't developed their knobs on their heads, but they look a little small to me when I look at my African and Toulouse. When do these guys finish getting their height? Should I assume I have smaller Chinese geese instead of African? I really have to admit I like them a lot.

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