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PostPosted: Mon Nov 03, 2008 7:03 pm 
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Hi everyone
i was wondering if you could tell the sex of a goose by the noise it makes, like you can with ducks??

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Yes - but i can not describe it to you.

It is something that comes from experience i think - so it depends how much time you spend with the geese. It is quite distinguished with the chinese breed.

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Would a female's call be more high pitched? my hand raised farmyard cross Lucy seems to make a high pitched warning call when someone she doesnt know that well opens the gate. But soon stops when the person says hello and then she just gives greeting chitters (i cant think of a better word to describe it lol)

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I have found that my chinese chanders make more of a high pitched squeal than the females.

To be more sure is vent sexing.

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Tribe of Honk wrote:
Yes - but i can not describe it to you.

It is something that comes from experience i think - so it depends how much time you spend with the geese. It is quite distinguished with the chinese breed.

Regards

Honk


I am not as experienced as Honk, however, i understand what he is talking about and it does make sense, he is right.

Cheers :wink:


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 04, 2008 11:46 am 
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I might try vent sexing 'her' then.

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