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Adult geese mating/nesting in Fall as well as Spring

Discussion in 'Geese' started by hockmangirl, Sep 14, 2012.

  1. hockmangirl

    hockmangirl In the Brooder

    Dec 16, 2011
    Pacific Northwest
    Hi all,

    I was just wondering how common it is for geese to have a second mating season in the fall? My Chinese started the mating process again a couple of weeks ago. They are adults, and had a rather long season this Spring (through the end of June). I've tried to look it up online, but haven't been able to find any info. Is it fairly normal, or are my geese odd ducks?! [​IMG]



  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    My goose often lays a second round of eggs in the fall. Not this year, though.

    Good luck.
  3. poultry09

    poultry09 Songster

    Dec 1, 2011
    Rainier, Oregon
    My American buff females are currently laying eggs! I noticed that my sebastopol gander was starting to breed them a couple weeks ago, then finnaly they started laying last week. So yes it is not unsual for geese to have a breif laying/breeding period in the fall

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