• The Chinese Goose is a domesticated breed descended from the Swan Goose.
  • Both sexes have a pronounced knob on its forehead, although usually larger on males.  The purpose of this know is unknown.  This knob is susceptible to frostbite in cold climates.
  • Often called ‘weeder geese’ due to their ability to be trained to consume invasive weeds.
  • When one is sick or dying, others will create a circle around it to protect it from predators.
  • The Chinese Goose is an excellent layer, with some laying over 80 eggs per year.