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Goose eggs

Discussion in 'Geese' started by crj, Feb 18, 2012.

  1. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I would like to know how long you can hang onto a goose egg before incubating. I have a bunch but no incubator at the moment. I would love to hatch them but I don't have a way to do that for the moment but I am working on it. Thanks
     
  2. littledear

    littledear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have read that you can hold them at about 40 -55* F for up to two weeks but I haven't ever held mine for more than 10 days. Good luck!
     
  3. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Crj what breed of geese are you trying to keep the eggs for?
     
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  4. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wanted just to hatch my gooses eggs. She is an African goose and my Sebbie is the mate. I have 4 geese. Two are Sebastopols which are a pair and I have a Super African and an American Buff. My friend also gave me 2 sebbie eggs.

    I have a friend that is coming over and she may help me make a incubator. This should be interesting. I do have chicks in an incubator right now but they won't hatch till the first week of March. I did stick 2 in there from a broody hen which are hatching today. They are polish chickens. Very exciting around here at the moment :) I do want to hatch those goose eggs though.
     
  5. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    You can set your goose eggs in with the chicken eggs you have in the bator they would be fine.
     

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