Will Swan Geese descendants and Greylag descendants coexist peacefully?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Buxton Ducks, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. Buxton Ducks

    Buxton Ducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am adding more geese to my flock! I always loved ducks and had no idea how much I loved geese until I got some! I currently have 5 greylag types (2 sebbies (goose and gander), 1 buff gander, 1 pilgrim goose, and 1 toulouse goose. They currently share a 5 x 20 nighttime coop with an attached 15 x 25 pen outside. When I get home, they all get to free range. My ducks all live next to them but don't share the same pen or nighttime coop. I have decided to order 8 more geese for spring (I may or may not keep all 8 depending on the sexes of the goslings). I ordered 2 pomeranians, 2 romans, 2 sebbies, and 2 brown chinese. I fell in love with brown chinese at the feed store who keeps their own flock there. Do you think this will be an issue with 11 greylag descendants and 2 swan geese types? I know of people who keep them together but I just don't want turmoil in the flock.
     
  2. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    I have seen plenty of mixed flocks, and they seem to all get along fine. The only ones I might keep separate would be the big slow birds like dewlap Toulouse. I think you will be fine.
     
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  3. Buxton Ducks

    Buxton Ducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks a bunch! I am starting off this year with 2 Romans and 2 Poms now so most likely this summer I will add a couple chinese!
     

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