Perspectives on Miheleu

Plucked Geese

Posted in Uncategorized by nelu on March 29, 2010

It is hard to be a goose in Romania – they are plucked twice a year for their valuable feathers. No anaesthetic is involved in the process. In many villages the feathers quilts were seen as valuable commodities. The more you had in your house the better off you were.

Plucked geese

plucked goose

geese in MiheleuPhotos taken July 2008

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