American Buff Geese


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The American Buff Geese is a breed of goose in the Medium Class. It was first recognized by the American Poultry Association in 1947. The is only one recognized variety-Buff. Currently there is another variety the Tufted American Buff Geese being developed but it has not been recognized yet. This breed of goose was developed from the Greylag Goose of Europe and Asia. It is a dual purpose birds used both for meat and egg production. They are mostly used by small farmers, and are known for their calm and docile disposition.


Standard weights

  • Old Gander-18 pounds
  • Old Goose-16 pounds
  • Young Goose-16 pounds
  • Young Goose-14 pounds


See also


Species Research by Sibylle Johnson


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