Baffled!

Discussion in 'Geese' started by PetesMom, Jun 2, 2012.

  1. PetesMom

    PetesMom Songster

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    I went into the barn today and noticed in the corner SOMEONE made a nest...there is one egg in it and it's huge! I cannot for the life of me pin who it's from.

    My flock consists of muscovies, mallards, pekins, runners and my 2 buff geese

    Now I suspected the geese. I THOUGHT my older one (about 4 months old) was a male and the younger one a month and a half younger (not sure of her sex....I was assuming she was a she). The older acts like a male and he was sold to me as a gander....but IF he is really a she....aren't both of them too young to be laying?

    Unless I have a muscovy that's laying GIANT eggs then I'm not sure what to think....this egg is about twice the size of the other duck eggs.
     
  2. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Your geese aren't laying at that age. They won't lay until next year, in the spring.
     
  3. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Picture below left to right
    Chicken, duck, goose (on the small side) and Emu
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  4. PetesMom

    PetesMom Songster

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    Here is a picture.....if it's not the goose then our muscovy hen laid an abnormally huge egg! I stuck it in the other muscovy hens nest and it was literally twice the size of the normal duck eggs
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  5. BayGoose

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    Maybe it's a double yolk egg? They appear much larger than normal.
     
  6. PetesMom

    PetesMom Songster

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    Hm could be, I am new to waterfowl so this is new to me lol
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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