She is happily enjoying an ear of sweet corn she stole from the garden cart. She is a rascal, but we love her. Gertie Goose was here when we bought our little farm nearly 17 years ago. She is quite a large goose, so we are guessing she is a Toulouse Goose – the large meat variety. But no worries here, Gertie is a fine, feathered friend – not dinner.