Although the Pomeranian goose is one of the larger goose breeds, it is a rather gracile poultry. For more than 700 years it is to be found in its origin Pomerania, especially in Rügen, the Uckermark and the area around Stral-sund. Anyhow the breed itself hasn‘t got aknowledged before 1912. Today it is bred allover Germany on great manors as well as on smaller farms. As a regional product it is promoted in the area of the mouth of the river Oder.
Stem type: Greylag goose 6,000 years ago
Weight: ♂ 8 kg, ♀ 7kg
Breeding duration: 33 days
feed: Green fodder, potatoes, bread, cereals
Power: fattened 10-13 kg; 10-15 eggs / year; with 160-200 g feathers, down