The Steinbacher is a lightweight domestic goose originating from Germany. A graceful and elegant bird.
This breed has a very calm, confident nature which makes them a particularly friendly breed. Birds that have human contact from an early age become particularly tame. They have a strong convex head and bill, long straight neck, deep broad body and beautiful blue colour, the Steinbacher is a very distinctive breed.
Steinbachers are best kept in pairs and do form particularly strong bonds.
The Steinbachers are on the Rare Breed Survival Trust Watchlist as a priority breed.
Size: 5-7 kg
Eggs: 10-25 a year