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Kashmir Anz geese

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Registration accession number: INDIA_GEESE_0700_KASHMIRANZ_18001

Country: India

Home tract: Srinagar, Bandipora, Ganderbal, Baramulla and Budgam districts of Jammu and Kashmir state.

Morphological characteristics

Plumage: Plumage colour is cinnamon, white, and a mixture of cinnamon and white.

Morphometric traits

Adult body weight: Male 3.82 kg, female 3.34 kg

Production traits

Eggs per annum: 12

Egg weight: 137 gm

Egg shell colour: White

Remarks: reared for meat, eggs, and feathers, and as a hobby in areas located around the water bodies. These are hardy, disease resistant and foragers requiring minimum inputs for rearing.

References

NBAGR, “KASHMIR ANZ GEESE,” National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal-132001 (Haryana). [Web Reference]

NBAGR, “REGISTERED BREEDS OF GEESE,” National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal-132001 (Haryana). [Web Reference]

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