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Old 02-24-2009, 11:37 PM
 
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Default How do you tell the sex of geese?

I found this interesting link, hope it helps.
http://www.ehow.com/how_2063935_determin...
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Old 02-25-2009, 10:13 AM
 
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Try 'goosing' one....if it slaps you, it's a 'she'. If it punches you, it's a 'he'. If it's a white goose, it's a 'honky'. If it escapes, and runs away down the street, you MAY just be in for a 'wild goose chase'.

That's about all I know. Hope it helps....
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Old 02-25-2009, 10:42 AM
 
Location: Columbia, SC
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As long as they know the difference and I don't have to participate, everything's cool.

I don't even care what they smoke afterward.
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Old 02-25-2009, 10:47 AM
 
Location: Oxford, England
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Very carefully because they can be quite vicious and their bite is definitely a lot worse than their honks ...
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Old 02-25-2009, 11:13 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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You wait until you see one laying eggs. That'll be the female!
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Old 02-25-2009, 12:42 PM
 
Location: California
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I always have wondered about this but have always been affraid to ask, it just gives me goose bumps to know the answer now I'm off to find some Geese and take a gander.
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Old 02-25-2009, 04:35 PM
 
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I always have wondered about this but have always been affraid to ask, it just gives me goose bumps to know the answer now I'm off to find some Geese and take a gander.
GOOD humor...did you do time in the 'Pen"?..
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Old 02-25-2009, 04:37 PM
 
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Very carefully because they can be quite vicious and their bite is definitely a lot worse than their honks ...
Seriously, my daughter (then about 5) was attacked by a large, territorial goose in an uncle's backyard....NOT funny at all. Had several NASTY bites, many bruises, and lots of 'bad dreams' for some time to come. Luckily, no facial damage.

NASTY brutes, when they get angry...
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Old 02-25-2009, 04:38 PM
 
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The one wearing lipstick is the female.
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Old 02-25-2009, 04:41 PM
 
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Is this politics, or a contraversy? I guess its pretty contraversial.
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