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Egg help

Discussion in 'Geese' started by thegoosegirl59, May 6, 2011.

  1. thegoosegirl59

    thegoosegirl59 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 3, 2011
    I am begining to get worried about the nest of eggs that my chinese goose is brooding on. It has been many days since she started brooding, but I just don't know if the eggs are fertilized. I have males and I've seen them mating, but i just don't know if the eggs will hatch. There are probably twenty eggs in the nest, so how can I tell which eggs are fertilized?
  2. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 14, 2011
    Central Oregon
    You can put on a suit of armor and candle the eggs.

    It will be safer for your health to simply wait and see.
  3. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 19, 2011
    Suffolk, UK
    As above really. You simply put on gloves and this clothes and take charge. Candle them and remove the infertiles or duds. Then wait and see. How long has she been incubating?

    Pete [​IMG]

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