|SIZE:||246 x 189 mm|
|INSIDE:||8 colour pages, 140 black & white photographs & diagrams|
There are many reasons for keeping geese: for eggs, meat, exhibition, as rare breeds or just pets. Whatever your reason for choosing these fascinating birds, Chris Ashton explains how to look after them, from setting up with the first birds to breeding, rearing and showing.
Topics covered include: breeds, their origin and characteristics; an overview of different enterprises; management of adult stock; the breeding season; rearing the goslings and ailments and diseases.