2013 Breeding season is officially STARTED for us!

Discussion in 'Geese' started by CelticOaksFarm, Nov 22, 2012.

  1. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    [​IMG] Needless to say we are more than ecstatic around here to have found our first goose egg for the 2013 breeding season [​IMG]


    198 grams in weight too! - Definitely a day to be thankful for these wonderful birds who share our farm and life.

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  2. chicks are me

    chicks are me Chillin' With My Peeps

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    AWESOME!!!! thats one HUGE EGG!
     
  3. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    thanks, it is an amazing first egg. The girls are looking fantastic and it was laid in a perfect nest in the stall today.
     
  4. DuckieTam

    DuckieTam Out Of The Brooder

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    Congrats on the first egg of the season.

    Quick question I have a white chinese goose, not sure of gender, it is almost 5 months old. It's behavior the last couple weeks has been a little different. Could a goose lay her first egg in the fall at only 5 months old. I did find her in a nesting area I have set up for the ducks, she had set herself up in a nest.
     
  5. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Chinese are the best layers for geese, so yes you can find eggs fall/winter. Often they play house long before they ever lay, but keep an eye out. Most lay every other to every three days once they get going.
     
  6. DuckieTam

    DuckieTam Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. :)
     
  7. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    welcome
     
  8. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    figured out today if this first egg is fertile we will have a Christmas goose lol, as it will be set to hatch the weekend rolling into Christmas.
     
  9. goosemama

    goosemama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Funny to see you finding your first goose egg while we in NY State are layering more hay into our goose shed and preparing for a long winter! Ahh to be in Florida and just starting laying season, not ending it.
     
  10. goose4

    goose4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ours laid an egg yesterday. I hope they don't plan on starting a family anytime soon. It gets a little cold up here in the winter.
     

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