Duck vs Goose: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Duck - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Goose - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Duck meat vs goose meat - where is more calories?

At first glance, you can see that in duck meat is much more calories than in goose meat.

Duck meat has 404 kcal per 100g and goose meat 161 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 60 %.

Additionally, it is also easy to notice that most of the calories in duck meat cames from fat and in goose meat from protein.

duck meat or goose meat - where is more nutrients?

Duck meat vs goose meat: detailed nutrition, vitamins and minerals comparison

per 100gDuckGoose
Calories404 161
Fat39.34 g7.13 g
Protein11.49 g22.75 g
Water48.5 g68.3 g
Calcium11 mg13 mg
Iron2.4 mg2.57 mg
Magnessium15 mg24 mg
Phosphorus5.5 mg12 mg
Potassium209 mg420 mg
Sodium63 mg87 mg
Zink5.5 mg12 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.197 mg0.129 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.21 mg0.377 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)3.934 mg4.278 mg
Vitaminium B60.19 mg0.64 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.013 mg0.031 mg
Vitaminium C2.8 mg7.2 mg

Where is more protein?

It is aslo easy to see see that in duck meat is less protein than in goose meat.

There is 22.75g per 100g of goose meat and 11.49g per 100g of duck meat so using simple math we can see that difference is about 98 %.

Where is more carbs?

There is the same amount of carbohydrates in duck meat and goose meat - 0g/100g.

Where is more fats?

In duck meat is more fats than in goose meat.

Tables below show us that there is 7.13g/100g of fats in goose meat and 39.34g/100g in duck meat. In this case difference is about 82 %.

See tables below to compare duck meat with goose meat in details.


  • Calories404
  • Fat39.34 g
  • Protein11.49 g
  • Water48.5 g
Duck calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | breast | thigh | leg

Energy content

  • 0% CARBS.
  • 11% PROTEIN
  • 89% FAT


  • Calories161
  • Fat7.13 g
  • Protein22.75 g
  • Water68.3 g
Goose calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | breast | thigh

Energy content

  • 0% CARBS
  • 59% PROTEIN
  • 41% FAT

duck meat or goose meat - where is more vitamins?

duck meat or goose meat - where is more minerals?

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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