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Identification of Day Old Goslings

Identification Color Chart for Day-old Goslings

If your birds were sexed and identified with colored bands, remove the bands within three days. Females will have their band on the left leg, males on the right. 
 
BREED DAY-OLD BIRD COLORS BAND COLORS

African

Olive grey & yellow

Black

Brown Chinese

Olive grey & yellow

Orange

Buff

Buff/tan & yellow

Yellow

Buff Toulouse

Buff/tan & yellow

Green

Embden

Yellow & light gray

Red

Classic Roman

Yellow & light gray

Green

French Toulouse

Olive grey & yellow

Purple

Large Dewlap Toulouse

Olive grey & yellow

Purple & Orange

Pilgrim

Male-Yellow & light gray,Female-Olive grey & yellow

Blue

Tufted Roman

Yellow & light gray with tuft on head

Black

Sebastopol

Yellow & light gray

Orange

Super African

Olive grey & yellow

Yellow

Toulouse

Olive grey & yellow

Green

Tufted Buff

Buff & yellow with tuft on head

Red

Tufted Toulouse

Olive grey & yellow with tuft on head

Red

White Chinese

Yellow

Orange


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