exchanging eggs on goose?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by birdnutz, May 8, 2009.

  1. birdnutz

    birdnutz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a toulouse goose nesting for a couple weeks on what I believe are eggs that are no good. In my incubator I have 15 runner duck eggs due to hatch on the 28th. Do you think it would be safe to put them under her? How about just a few days before hatch? She's a goose that we brooded,so she's real gentle. Would she just break the eggs?
     
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I wouldnt put anything but goose eggs under a goose. Im willing to be the eggs would get busted.
     
  3. birdnutz

    birdnutz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats kind of what I'm scared of. But some of the eggs she's sitting on right now are stolen east indie eggs. She took over the nest from the duck. So far none busted. I sure don't want to lose any of my runner eggs though.
     
  4. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    You would also need to be careful about her stepping on the small ducklings.
     
  5. birdnutz

    birdnutz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is that. Hadn't thought that far ahead! LOL Maybe not a good idea then. Thanks for the input.
     

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