The Chinese Goose is a breed of domesticated goose descended from the Asian Swan Goose. No one is sure how or when it arrived in North America, but George Washington kept the breed at his Mount Vernon farm.
There are two color varieties of Chinese geese, brown and white. The white variety has blue eyes, pure white plumage, and bright orange feet, knobs and bills. Of all breeds, they are the best layers, most active foragers, and produce the least greasy meat.
They can be wonderful watchdogs, Chinese geese, like Africans, are a more talkative breed of geese. Due to this characteristic, they are one of the best breeds if you want to be alerted to intruders or other strange occurrences. They love to talk back to you - especially if you have raised them from babies.
They can be tame and extremely docile with their owners; But, there are those that hate the world and everything that moves within it. Their temperament depends partly on the strain, but mainly on how they have been treat...