Domestic Geese

domestic Goose
domestic Goose
domestic Goose
Domesticated geese were brought to UK by the Romans for food and guard duty. These above, with white plumage, blue eyes, orange beaks and heavy keels, are Embden geese.
domestic Goose
domestic Goose
domestic Goose
Embden geese are among the taller of northern European domestic geese at about a metre in height. They lay about 10-12 eggs per year but are bred mainly for meat.
domestic Goose
domestic Goose
domestic Goose
Most domesticated geese are descended from the wild Greylag Geese.
Toulouse Goose
Toulouse Goose
Toulouse Geese
Greylag Geese ancestry is clear in the heavy Toulouse Geese, first bred by the French for "foie gras" and meat (like the Rouen duck).
domestic Goose
domestic Goose
domestic Goose