Hello to all!
I am new in this page and I am also new in owning geese and chickens as well.
I am into chickens' raising and having them only as pets for a year now and since April I have also added in my small farm :-) three geese (only as pets as well). One male and two females, they are actually Embden breed. I got them when they were just 15 days old (approx) and now they are already really big in size, especially the male one.
So, I have been told that the female geese lay their eggs between the months of March and April.
Mine have started already and I do not know if this is normal or not. The one female started a couple of weeks ago and after laying 5-6 eggs she stopped and then my second female started laying and she stopped as well 2 days ago by giving birth to her 5th egg as well.
As I observe them and they do come to me and like me, I saw that the male is mating with both of them and he is very tender to both of them even if he gets really aggressive towards our dogs or our chickens when they lay eggs but at the end of the day he behaves good as I have found his "key" :-) and he is controlable. So, do you think that it is normal that they lay eggs in this period of time?
When do they normally lay eggs and how many each time?
I live in Greece (on an Island) and mainly we have warm weather and a lot of sun. I do not know if this is also a relevant thing with their "behavior".
Thank you in advance for your kind help! :-)