15 eggs and goose still not sitting

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Eringm, Mar 11, 2017.

  1. Eringm

    Eringm Out Of The Brooder

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    So my white embden goose has made a clutch of 15 eggs yet she still isn't sitting ? She's mating with the gander everyday so the eggs are fertilised but she just isn't sitting. Do I give her more time or do I just call it quite's ?
     
  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    You could incubate them.
     
  3. Eringm

    Eringm Out Of The Brooder

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    Too much effort
     
  4. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Well give her time. She will sit when she's ready.
     
  5. Eringm

    Eringm Out Of The Brooder

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    Will do, thanks
     
  6. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    If you have a hen that's broody you could stick them under her.
     
  7. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mark the oldest eggs do when she does go broody she's only sitting on the freshest. Usually the first eggs have a low fertility so not much use in trying to hatch them.
     
  8. ficklefearher

    ficklefearher New Egg

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    My geese do the same thing my pomerian goose lays on eggs and removes the ones with low fertility. She should be left alone I bring in water and food into her. She gets a glazed look when she broody I have about 20 or so geese they make there nest inside the duck house and we wait. My chickens haven't got broody so far this year yet. When they do they have about 20 chicks / year. My ducks are scattered they lay and let me collect not brood at all.
     

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