Artificial Propagation Of The Giant Canada Goose In Tennessee

A total of 107} giant Canada geese (Bran/a canadensis maxima) was artificially propagated and flighted from the Buffalo Springs Research Center during 7 breeding seasons. Annual production increased from less than 50 goslings during the first 2 years to O\\er }OO goslings in the final year. The progressive increases in success were attributed to recogni/ing and accommodating for behavioral characteristics of the species and through the use of sterile technique throughout the procedure.

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