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Pomeranian Geese

Pomeranian Goose

Pomeranian Geese
History; The Pomeranian goose  also known as the Rügener goose is a breed of domestic goose.
Although only an officially recognized breed since 1912, this fowl was developed by Northern German farmers of Pomerania as early as 1500. While it is popular as a market goose throughout Europe -- especially in Germany, Poland and in Slavic communities around the Baltic region
Country of Origin: North East Germany  German: Pommerngans French: L'oie de Pome'ranie
Breed Background: A hardy good foraging goose bred for the colder winters of Germany. Good strong goslings that need fresh greensfrom a very early age to thrive ... grass cuttings are excellent.
Appearance: Single Lobed / Blue eyed /reddish beak and legs /Nearly Horizontal carriage.
Available in Europe in Saddleback / Pure White /Solid Grey.The white is generally believed to be responsible in part for the Embden Breed .
Eggs Average about 30 per season
Broodiness: Incubation: 28 - 34 days/ good mother
Breed Hint ; Very keen to try almost any green plant ... the more expensive the better .Excellent at shredding / debarking trees ..Willow is their especial favourite as in many geese
 ********If they have brown eyes they could be Grey Backs orovermarked with grey as when the body is more than 50% dark it will affect eye colour

  saddleback colour variant the most common in the UK

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