Keeping Geese: Breeds and Management

Author(s): Chris Ashton

Food Growing/Permaculture

"Keeping Geese" is a complete guide to the domesticated goose. It shows how this intelligent bird has been absorbed into different cultures throughout history: from the taming of the Greylag and the Swan goose to the exhibition of the mighty Toulouse, the story of the goose is intimately involved in both Eastern and Western cultures.


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Features and reviews in Fancy Fowl, Feathered World, Practical Poultry and Rare Breeds Survival Trust. Reviews in Smallholder, Country Smallholding, BBC Countryfile and The Landsman magazines.

Dr Chris Ashton, with her husband Mike, enjoys keeping, rearing and exhibiting pure breeds of waterfowl. Chris and Mike are co-authors of The Domestic Duck and Domestic Geese, both published by Crowood, and they have contributed articles to magazines such as Smallholder and Fancy Fowl for many years.

General Fields

  • : 9781847973368
  • : The Crowood Press Ltd
  • : The Crowood Press Ltd
  • : March 2012
  • : 246mm X 189mm X 13mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Chris Ashton
  • : Paperback
  • : 192
  • : 160 colour photographs 10 diagrams