Will all domestic geeese interbreed?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by GBov, Dec 1, 2015.

  1. GBov

    GBov Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2009
    So I got a free goose on CL and was going to eat him. Turns out he has big blue eyes, a super sweet nature and his name is now Elvis.

    At the feed store yesterday they had goslings and, on impulse, I got two yellow and one grey one.

    They also are really sweet and so much smarter than most young poultry that we are really enjoying them.

    My question is, if any of the three are girls (was told Elvis is a boy but dont really know for sure) will they pair up, despite being not his own kind?

    He is a big white goose with a few black feathers on his head and breast.
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
    Yes, they will breed. 'Breeds' are something people have created. All that the other geese 'see' is another goose. Even wild geese will breed with domesticated geese.
  3. GBov

    GBov Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2009
    Oh good! That looks hopeful for Elvis. I have a few other goose questions but shall put them into their own threads.

  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

    Oct 3, 2009
    Western N.C.
    I have 1 Embden and 2 Toulouse and 1 American Buff they are one big happy family and color means nothing to them. [​IMG]

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