Slovak White goose

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The Slovak White goose (Slovak: Slovenská biela hus) is a breed of domestic goose originating in Nitra in Slovakia. The Slovak White goose is an autochthonous breed of Slovakia.

Male Slovak White geese generally weigh around 7 kg, and females 6 kg. They lay around 14-18 eggs, which weigh 160 g.[1]

Due to low population numbers (200 females and 100 males) the Slovak White goose is considered to be an endangered breed.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Slovak White Goose and Suchovy Goose (Slovenská biela hus a Suchovská hus)". Slovak Breeders Association. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "National Consultative Committee for the Use and Conservation of Farm Animal Genetic Resources" (PDF). The State of Farm Animal Genetic Resources in the Slovak Republic, 2003. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 

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