KASHMIR ANZ GEESE
National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources
Karnal-132001 (Haryana)
          Native tract of Kashmir Anz geese is Srinagar, Bandipora, Ganderbal, Baramulla and Budgam districts of Jammu and Kashmir state. Estimated population is more than 13,000 birds. They are reared for meat, eggs, and feathers, and as a hobby in areas located around the water bodies. Colour of the plumage is cinnamon, white, and a mixture of cinnamon and white. Adult body weight is 3.82 and 3.34 kg in male and female, respectively. The goose lays about 12 white-shelled eggs/year each weighing about 137g. Kashmir Anz geese are hardy, disease resistant and foragers requiring minimum inputs for rearing.

Kashmir Anz Female Photo

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Kashmir Anz Male Photo