Hatching: March to June
For the most part, the Tufted Toulouse looks and acts very much like the French Toulouse. The difference is all in the Tuft!
Production: You can expect this variety of goose to reach 18-26 pounds at maturity and to lay 20-40 eggs annually.
History: Our supplier developed these birds for their tufts, which set them apart from other Toulouse. If you like the aspects of the French Toulouse, but you want something a little different, the Tufted Toulouse might be for you.
Colors: The Tufted Toulouse is gray.
Status: All varieties of Toulouse geese are placed in the Watch category, according to the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy.
Body Type: The Tufted Toulouse and the French Toulouse have the same body type: They are large birds with a dewlap, an oval head, and a ponderously heavy body.
Standard Market Weight: 18-26 pounds
Classification: American Poultry Association Class: Heavy