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I heard that the only way to get 900 fill...

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I heard that the only way to get 900 fill down is by live plucking geese, does Marmot comment on their down supply chain? I'm not sure the extra fill power is worth that kind of torture, I don't really care about geese but I don't need to go out of my way to $uck with them.

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900-fill down is available from humane sources. Marmot says they source down from geese that have been raised for food, and that they harvest the down only after the geese have been savagely murdered. Doesn't that make you feel better?

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I heard that 900 fill DUCK down can only be obtained via live plucking. 900 fill GOOSE down, on the other hand, can be done after the animal is dead.