Light Geese

Recognized light geese, the Chinese and the Tufted Roman, weigh 10 to 12 pounds. Canada Geese and Egyptian Geese are also recognized for exhibition in the Light class. They are different from the domesticated breeds, kept more for ornamental reasons…

Heavy Geese

Geese were once the traditional Christmas meal and competitive with turkeys for other festive occasions. Today, geese have lost their place in the market. Concern about fatty foods makes goose a target, although most of the fat roasts off during…

Medium Geese

Geese are separated into three classes by the American Poultry Association: Heavy, Medium and Light. There are other ways to categorize geese: wild and domestic, ornamental and utility, commercial and exhibition. The APA makes the point that “If not for…

12 Days of Christmas

Purely Poultry style…. On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me A Partridge in a pear tree. On the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me Two Chicken Coops, And a Partridge in a…

Geese, A Brief History

Geese are generally hardy and easy to manage. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization calls them “The Underestimated Species,” because they are so well suited to small sustainable farm operations. They “are cheap and easy to maintain and that…