Sexing Toulouse Geese at a
Good luck identifying a Toulouse goose's gender because males
and females tend to look and act alike! Most people will wait for an egg to
find out for sure.
However, if you have a male and a female in front of you to
make side-by-side comparisons, you can discover differences in their voices
that will enable you to tell males and females apart going forward.
The voices of females are slightly higher in pitch and they
will occasionally make a, "kaw-kaw-kaw," sound that males don't.
Males tend to stand a little taller, are a bit bigger and
strike a more regal posture, very proud and tall.
A black dot appears on the tip of the bill of some Toulouse geese. We have
been told that this is a sex-linked trait that enables wild baby birds to
aim at their mother's bill at feeding time. The reliability of this myth
remains unconfirmed at this time.
Bunky (left) is a gander while Pretty Girl (right) is a goose.
Rio (left) and Moon (right)
Rio has blue eyes and Moon has brown eyes
Rio has two folds between the legs & Moon has a single
Even so... Both
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