Name: Red-breasted Goose
Common Name: Red-breasted Goose
Latin Name: Branta ruficollis
About: 6 Red Breasted Geese were re-homed to an agricultural college for use in their animal care and vet nurse courses.
They originally were donated to us by a private breeder who requested that they be used for educational purposes.
The Red-breasted Goose is considered a Vulnerable species by the IUCN. Over 80% of the population roost during the winter at just five sites, with nearby feeding areas threatened by changes in land-use. In addition, there has been a strong decline in numbers in the last decade. which means that it is more important than ever to maintain captive groups.