Height & Weight

Goose (females) weigh from 20 to 24 lbs (9 - 11 kg) and ganders (males) from 24 to 31 lbs (11 - 14 kg). The Embden Goose is the tallest of all geese, reaching over 3.3 feet or one meter in height.

Sleep & Food

Geese like to sleep in the water, with a few geese taking shifts throughout the night to act as gaurds. Geese are grazing birds that eat a variety of different items. They eat roots, shoots, stems, seeds, and leaves of grass and grain, bulbs, and berries.

Fun Fact

• A male goose is called “gander”, a baby is called a “gosling”, a group of geese are called a gaggle. The female mom is related to as mother “goose” • Geese can live almost anywhere • Geese are sometimes raised like chickens for their meat or eggs • Male geese protect the nest while the female geese sit on the eggs.