Goose Incubation Question

Discussion in 'Geese' started by muscovy94, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey y'all I know this is kinda an odd and random question, but do goose eggs take 28 days or 30 days?? Because I'm trying to figure out what day to stop turning them. day 25 or day 27??

    Any info will be appreciated! [​IMG]
     
  2. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone??
     
  3. chickens asome

    chickens asome Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think it is 28 but dont count me on that because i am not 100 percent sure
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    They take from 28-32 days depending on the breed. I would stop turning day 26 just to be safe [​IMG]
     
  5. vicki2x2

    vicki2x2 Super Chick

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    The Book of Geese a Complete Guide of Raising the Home Flock by Dave Holderread says 29-31 days, stop turning, fill with water and don't open again at 28 days. They also mention it depends on many things including type of incubation, breed of geese, age & diet of breeding stock and climatic temperature. It says Pilgrims if allowed to hatch their own will usually do so in 28 -29 days but in extreme opposite, incubated pilgrim eggs have hatched as late as 33 days!
     
  6. CindyS

    CindyS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine usually hatch on day 30. They start talkin around day 27.
     

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