1st time incubating a goose egg- Have a ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Love my Critters!, Jul 3, 2008.

  1. Love my Critters!

    Love my Critters! Songster

    Apr 15, 2008
    Carlsbad, NM
    I am on day 28 today, I can feel movement in the egg, is there anything different I need to do to a goose egg than I do with the chicken eggs during hatching? Will it "peep" (in duck language) thru the egg like chicks or not? Will it pip the same? I just want to know what to look for. Also when it hatches, how warm should the brooder be?

    This was not a planned out hatch; my neighbor girl found it in the grass by the river and brought it to me, they said it wasn't in a nest, and she wanted me to try to hatch it for her. I gave it a shot, not expecting anything to come of it, well guess what! Now I have all these question AHHHH!!!

    I would greatly appreciate any info.
    Last edited: Jul 3, 2008
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Haven't done goose eggs but they need higher humidity and as with chicken eggs, hands off! Hope it hatches!

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