African

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Breed Colors/Varieties
Brown/Grey, White, Buff
Breed Size
Large Fowl
African geese actually didn't originate from Africa at all, but descended from the Swan goose in Southeast Asia. They are very close relatives of the Chinese goose, and some even assert that they are crosses between Swan geese and Chinese geese. African geese were admitted to the APA in 1874.

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Beautiful geese
Pros: Big, gorgeous, great watch geese
Make all kinds of racket when a stranger goes out back. However, they have never attacked or bitten anyone. I had always heard that geese could get awfully mean. Mine are not. They are just very vocal. I got them to be watch geese and they do their job very well. Wasn't able to get any babies in this their first laying season which was a disappointment. Goose only laid once a week or so and didn't go broody until July. Also had a skunk problem for awhile early in the year. Hoping she starts laying sooner this year and goes broody sooner. She knows where her nest is now so things should go more smoothly. The goose was still almost a baby when that picture was taken.
Purchase Price
About $55 for sexed pair Metzer's Super African
Purchase Date
April 2016

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Pros: females are kind
Cons: loud, males are aggressive
The female that i raised from a baby loves me. She follows me around, jumps in my lap, gives me goose kisses, lets me pet her, and makes me pick her up. The male that i got the same day is aggressive. He bites hard. They are very noisy when people arrive.

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