Brown Chinese Goose

Description: Chinese Goose is the smallest of all domestic geese. It is sometimes referred to as the “Swan Goose” because of its graceful manner. There are two varieties of the Chinese Goose, white and brown. The Brown Chinese goose has brown and back and wings. Brown neck stripe down the back of its neck. Whitish under parts. Dusky white-brown flanks. Black bill with a large knob at the base. Orange legs and feet

Size: Males weigh between 5-10kgs and females weigh between 4-9kgs.

Breeding: A female Chinese goose can lay 50-60 eggs over the course of the breeding season (February to June), although there are reports of Chinese Geese laying up to 100 eggs during that time.

Food: Feeds on various insects, seeds, grain and other water creatures.

Habitat: Lakes, ponds, and farms.



Anser cygnoides

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