going to test 3 african goose eggs, what do i need to do??

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Ducklove334, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. Ducklove334

    Ducklove334 Off to another pond

    Nov 4, 2008
    Virginia
    I got tired of looking at the four eggs in the nest house, so I took em out, since the geese havn't layed in almost a week,

    how long do goose eggs take to hatch??

    are the temp and humidity the same as ducks??


    what else do i need to know?
     
  2. For incubation
    It takes 22-30 days to hatch
    Temp should be 99.5
    wet bulb reading 88

    lay on their sides on wire in bottom of incubator , turn 3 to 4 times a day


    Hatcher
    day 27 stop turning
    98.5 temp
    90-94 wet bulb reading
     
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  3. Ducklove334

    Ducklove334 Off to another pond

    Nov 4, 2008
    Virginia
    thanks [​IMG]
     
  4. you are very welcome ! [​IMG]

    sry forgot to tell you , it helps to take the tray if you have them in a turner , take out starting on day 4 or 5 mist them with a lil warm warter and let cool for about 15 mins on your counter or wherever.

    Hope that helps and Happy Hatching !
     
  5. Ducklove334

    Ducklove334 Off to another pond

    Nov 4, 2008
    Virginia
    well, I was going to til I noticed four nice little holes in the eggs that I just happened to see,[​IMG], I guess the rat I've been seeing made a visit
     
  6. bearfeet3

    bearfeet3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Mar 14, 2009
    The incubation time for geese is more around 28 to 33 days, usually 30.
     
  7. Thank you bearfeet3 , for catching that . It should of said 28 days instead of 22 .

    So sry Ducklove334 , to hear about your eggs . Those dang rats ! [​IMG]
     

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