Eggs now?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by The goose girl, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. The goose girl

    The goose girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My goose has started laying again. I thought the laying season was over; I collected 40-50 eggs between Jan. 13th and June 19th.

    But since last Wednesday I've found four eggs. She also built a new nest.

    Is this the spring season just starting way early? [​IMG]

    Not that I'm complaining, I love goose eggs!
     
  2. jbourget

    jbourget Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No she must have molted early, and kicked in her "fall lay" it wont last long so if you want goslings incubate them, but she will stop once it gets cold
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:If it's spring I'm looking at the calender wrong because mine says October. Congrats to you on getting eggs!!
     
  4. The goose girl

    The goose girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] Thank you. August and September have been cold, windy and rainy here. Then we got a week of Indian summer, so I was guessing maybe the goose felt winter had come and gone.

    Quote:Well, the eggs are probably not fertile since I only have the one goose and no gander [​IMG]. I didn't know there was such a thing as fall lay, but I'm sure going to enjoy every egg. It almost feels like Christmas in July! Thank you for explaining!
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:[​IMG] Thank you. August and September have been cold, windy and rainy here. Then we got a week of Indian summer, so I was guessing maybe the goose felt winter had come and gone.

    Quote:Well, the eggs are probably not fertile since I only have the one goose and no gander [​IMG]. I didn't know there was such a thing as fall lay, but I'm sure going to enjoy every egg. It almost feels like Christmas in July! Thank you for explaining!

    she probably did since they can't read, I have never eaten a goose egg since I only have a gander, I bet that one egg would feed 2 people ?
     
  6. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found ours to be showing signs of courtship behaviour but not as intense as Springtime. Now the nights are drawing in and its cooling down the behaviour has stopped. So no late eggs for us [​IMG]
     
  7. The goose girl

    The goose girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It sure would! The eggs have been weighing in at about 6 1/2 oz.
     

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