cold weather goslings

Discussion in 'Geese' started by johnskoi, Jan 11, 2014.

  1. johnskoi

    johnskoi Chillin' With My Peeps

    like most of you, i've been dealing with some brutal temps..... my sebbie goose is on 3 fertile eggs (candled regularly)and they're due to hatch on the 14th,15thish .... she's a first time mom and i'm a little concerned (okay, maybe more than a little) .... no doubt in my mind that they WILL hatch ..... as dedicated as she's been, i really don't want to pull the babies.... she nested in a closed run attached to a coop (shed) right against the door (which was closed at the time) to the coop.....

    i plan on opening the door and putting the ramp (or piling straw) so they can go 'inside' which is significantly warmer (lots of brooder lamps as i have silkie hatchlings inside as well).....

    the 3 sebbies that i currently have, i hatched from eggs in an incubator and raised with no issues ... this will my FIRST time letting the birds do it themselves ... the

    the way it's currently set up, she will be able to take the babies outside if she wants to,,, should i keep them contained to the inside quarters (shed and run) for a while or do you think she will instinctively know the RIGHT thing to do??

    comments and suggestions are GREATLY appreciated!

    tia, john
     
  2. livininbrazil

    livininbrazil Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi, I saw you hadn´t got an answer...try posting on the Sebastopol thread...
     
  3. johnskoi

    johnskoi Chillin' With My Peeps

    thanks [​IMG] ... i'll give it a shot...
     
  4. livininbrazil

    livininbrazil Chillin' With My Peeps

    Edited, as this is the wrong thread!
     
    Last edited: Jan 14, 2014
  5. johnskoi

    johnskoi Chillin' With My Peeps

    or was it?? lol
     
  6. livininbrazil

    livininbrazil Chillin' With My Peeps

    You jumped ship! [​IMG]
     

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