Geese laying in the winter

Discussion in 'Geese' started by matthew bridges, Nov 12, 2015.

  1. matthew bridges

    matthew bridges New Egg

    Nov 2, 2015
    I have 5 geese An one just started laying eggs. She got about 20 eggs now an she started last night setting on them . An it now starting to get cold in the 30 tonight. Do I need to do anything to help her if so . what should I do. An when the chicks hatch. Do I need to bring them in side. Because we just now starting are winter Thanks for any ideas
  2. Lilfarmbrat

    Lilfarmbrat Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 9, 2015
    Following... I am in the same boat. :)
  3. Carrosaur

    Carrosaur Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2014
    Nashville, TN
    Have you seen her mating? You should take an egg and crack it to see if it is fertile to make sure it's worth letting her go broody in winter and risk goslings dying.
    Geese go through a lot when sitting on eggs, winter may not be the best time to let her commit and stop eating/drinking/preening for the most part
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