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Discussion in 'Geese' started by birdboy508, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. birdboy508

    birdboy508 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how heavy are cacklers.[​IMG]
     
  2. Speceider

    Speceider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From the BNA account,

    On Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, AK, females reach maximum mass of annual cycle at prelaying (1,890.0 g ± 9.0 SE; n = 4), exceeding that of males (1,871.0 g ± 38.0 SE; n = 5).

    Y-K birds are wild cacklers.

    Sex
    B.c. minima Body mass Culmen Tarsus Middle toe Bill width Source
    Female (n = 152) 1,311.5 ± 199.6 28.1 ± 1.7 77.9 ± 2.8 53.9 ± 5.4 16.6 ± 0.9 Johnson et al. 1979
    Male (n = 152) 1,546.1 ± 199.5 29.7 ± 2.1 83.2 ± 3.1 56.2 ± 5.2 17.1 ± 0.6 Johnson et al. 1979

    Johnson, D. H., D. E. Timm, and P. F. Springer. 1979. Morphological characteristics of Canada Geese in the Pacific Flyway. Pages 56-80 in Management and biology of Pacific Flyway geese. (Jarvis, R. L. and J. C. Bartonek, Eds.) Oregon State Univ. Bookstores, Corvallis.

    If you're interested in cacks, I would suggest trying to find a copy of Management and Biology of Pacific Flyway Geese. It's a nice set of papers.

    Clint
     
  3. birdboy508

    birdboy508 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i dont under stand anything you wrote.
     
  4. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi

    Clint has posted you results from reserch done by Johnson which describes weight and other key measurements of the geese including length of beak, main toe etc.

    Overall the paper is stating that the maimum weights for the geese before breeding commences is;

    Males - 1871 grammes (1.87 kilos)

    Females - 1890 grammes (1.89 kilos)

    Hope that helps you.

    Pete [​IMG]
     
  5. goosedragon

    goosedragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Pete most americans don't know the metric system so I did a fast & dirty conversion in bold
     
  6. birdboy508

    birdboy508 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you that helped.[​IMG]
     
  7. birdboy508

    birdboy508 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i know pounds.
     
  8. Dr. Todd

    Dr. Todd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's really sad that the metric system isn't better integrated into American schools.
     
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