Geese and chicken eggs in the bator! Any tips?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by LinckHillPoultry, Mar 1, 2008.

  1. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    YES!
    I got my very first goose egg of the season today!
    It was a bit cold, so I have it getting warm and then I'm throwing it in the incubator with some 4 chicken eggs.

    I have read about people hatching cold refrigerated chicken eggs, so I might as well give it a shot, you never know what might happen.
    But now that I know they're laying, I'm going to check a couple times every day so I can catch them fresh.

    I'll keep everyone updated to let you know.
    I'll candle it in about 2 weeks and see what is brewing up inside. [​IMG]
    YAY!

    Update:
    there are now 4 sebastopol geese eggs
    & 6 mixed chicken eggs in my incubator.


    Any tips or information on anything you suggest being done with the goose eggs would be appreciated.
     
    Last edited: Mar 11, 2008
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I am trying to hatch goose eggs, too.

    Good luck!
     
  3. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    Geese are so fascinating. I just love them.

    I don't know how much luck I'll have with this egg though... It was cold when I got it, but layed very recently.
    All I know is I'm giving it a shot... and since I got one egg I should be getting more anytime now that I will put in the bator with it.
     
  4. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    Yay! I got my second goose egg today! And guess right where that went?! Yep, you're right... the incubator! I'm so excited!
     
  5. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    Just thought I'd add...

    my bator now consists of 2 sebastopol geese eggs...
    and 6 chicken eggs!

    Wish me luck!!
     
  6. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Good luck!

    I am jealous of your sebastopol!
     
  7. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    MissPrissy, I told another girl off this site if I start shipping goose eggs, she'd be the first I'd let know, if you want, you'll be second.
    I can't make any promises though on the fact that I'll start shipping eggs.
     
    Last edited: Mar 2, 2008
  8. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    Good Luck Linck! [​IMG]
     
  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Thank you, Haley, I appreciate that!
     
  10. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    No problem MissPrissy!



    So what do you guys think the chances are that my goose eggs hatch?
    I hope they do!!!! *bites nails*


    The chicks that hatch will go right into the brooder when they dry... it's perfect though because they'll be right in time for my chicks coming from ideal!
    So I can raise them together!

    YIPPEE!!!!
     

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