Chinese goose


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Noun1.Chinese goose - very large wild goose of northeast AsiaChinese goose - very large wild goose of northeast Asia; interbreeds freely with the greylag
goose - web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks
Anser, genus Anser - typical geese
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Extraoral surgical reduction and bandaging was used to successfully treat a Chinese goose (Anser cygnoides) with a luxated hyoid apparatus.
More aggressively minded geese such as the African or Chinese goose are strong candidates for the role of the watchdog.
In the NJ tree (Figure 2), the white Roman populations (WR, Z, Y, P, I, and C) and the Chinese goose populations (BC, WC, CC, and TC) were independently grouped into two clads.
But a probe by animal welfare group PETA has established links to Chinese goose farms that use the brutal practice of plucking live birds.
Though the breed's history is not clearly documented, it's thought the African goose is a relative of the Chinese goose, both having descended from the wild swan goose of Asia.
So the Chinese goose stops laying its golden eggs, and young Chinese start looking around for someone to blame.
"The two babies, a Chinese goose and an Embden goose, were very handsome, so we decided to name them after our curators, Derek Grove and Matt Lewis," joked Matt's wife Lesley, a DZG keeper.
Sales in the down-and-feather category have suffered recently, due largely to cost increases and performance issues with Chinese goose down, according to those executives.
His party didn't say boo to a Chinese goose when the pounds 6.5 million Rover "rescue" package was trumpeted by the Government.
Abstract: A 20-year-old Chinese goose (Anser cygnoides) presented for severe left-sided head tilt and circling to the left.