Eggs not hatching, goose still sitting

Discussion in 'Geese' started by catnip, Jun 14, 2009.

  1. catnip

    catnip Songster

    Mar 27, 2008
    By my calculations, we're now past 30 days and my goose is still glued to her nest. I can't seen any signs of pipping in the 6 eggs she has under her. It's her first time at this. She did roll an egg out of the nest a week ago that had gone bad. She's been very dillegent at sitting, turning, etc.

    Will she eventually give up or will I need to intervene and get her off the nest?
  2. austinhart123

    austinhart123 Songster

    Mar 12, 2008
    Los Angeles CA
    my friend had two geese nest together on over 50 eggs, they were basically sitting on top of pile of eggs, and they sat for over 56 days untill they hatched four of the babies, next time shes off the nest, candle the eggs

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