Country of Origin: North East Germany Also known as L'oie de Pome'ranie in France/Belgium
Breed Background: A hardy good foraging goose bred for the colder winters of Germany. Good strong goslings that need fresh greens from 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 favouri
********If they have brown eyes they could be Grey Backs or overmarked with grey as when the body is more than 50% dark it will affect eye colour
Ginny McKee, Antrim 02825 651 284
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