Candling eggs???????

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Lilfarmbrat, Nov 10, 2015.

  1. Lilfarmbrat

    Lilfarmbrat Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 9, 2015
    So I was finally able to candle my goose eggs. She has been on them for over a week, there are 21 eggs under her at this time. So as I was candling them I found two that were totally black inside, what does that mean??? I found one that was 100% fertile and then the rest looked unfertilized where you can only see the yolk. I took 1/2 the eggs out and put the one that I know is fertile near the center so it will be safer. (hopefully!!!!!!!!) I hope I have not make a mistake disturbing her at all... :-(
  2. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2014
    Pacific Northwest
    The black you see is the baby! Now geese eggs take longer than chickens, but id say shes been on them for more than a week or two, you might have bbies within the next 1-2 weeks! (Sorry no idea how long geese eggs take to hatch XD)

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