The Chinese goose is the most ornamental goose of all the domestic geese, They are very graceful and elegant to look at.
The breed originated from the China Swan goose – Anser Cyngnoides – which breeds in Siberia and Upper Mongolia.
The White were bred as ‘sports’ from the Brown. The first White Chinas in this century were shown at the Worlds Poultry Congress in London in 1930..
They are excellent layers, 60-70 eggs not being unusual, good sitters and mothers, sometimes laying a second batch in autumn.
As weeders they are excellent, and are the principal breed used as weeding geese in USA.