Geese lovers please help! laying in October!?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by LadyinRed, Oct 14, 2012.

  1. LadyinRed

    LadyinRed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am finding massive eggs in my coop. Five of them now, are they goose eggs? My goose hen was bought as a chick last spring. Her mate has been mounting her but i assumed they were practicing.but now I'm finding huge eggs in the bottom of the coop.

    Going to add a picture as soon as i can of the eggs.
     
  2. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    It's possible...my Africans are laying now...goose eggs are HUGE compared to chicken eggs. They are white with very thick shells...
     
  3. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Yes, those look like goose eggs. :)
     
  4. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Our africans we sold a week ago were laying for 2 weeks before they left here. If you the chickens and geese are the only birds in or have access to the coop then yes those be goose eggs.
     
  5. LadyinRed

    LadyinRed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ooooh! Ok now im really excited!! Woohoo! Ive got goose eggs!!! More what to do with them? Lol easy or hatch... Hmmm..
     
  6. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    they make great omelets and quiche

    what breed of geese do you have?
     
  7. LadyinRed

    LadyinRed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two African geese. My goose is super sweet and friendly but the gander is standoffish and will no longer come up to me. They both were raised in the house until they were three months old with day time outdoor trips.
     
  8. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    well congrats. I was feeding the eggs to our dogs before we sold the quad, and had a customer buy 3 of the eggs.
     
  9. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    We are eating them. I haven't noticed any breeding but I don't want to incubate eggs this time of year and most other people don't, either...
     

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