GOOSE NEST

Discussion in 'Geese' started by birdnerd99, Nov 13, 2013.

  1. birdnerd99

    birdnerd99 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone I'm new to byc and I'm calling all geese poeple. I have a trio of Embden's and I have one goose house, will bolth girls share the for nesting?
     
  2. RURU

    RURU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes they will nest together but sometimes that is not a good idea because they can stomp on the eggs and crack them open. I believe it is better to have two different nest if you are wanting goslings.

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  3. livininbrazil

    livininbrazil Chillin' With My Peeps

    I had 3 sisters that went absolutely everywhere together, did everything together, even the same nest site...They all laid a number of eggs in the same nest. I took out a few and put them under a sensible goose, but the eggs that I Ieft with the 3 sisters either got broken or left out in the cold, or one tried to sneak eggs out from the other....not one egg made it. 2 of the sisters have now got goslings (bumpy ride, but that´s another story), but they successfully incubated their own eggs in their own nests.
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    If you can some how put temp fencing up or a piece of scrap plywood to give each goose her own area, that may work for them.

    simple goose nest for privacy..
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  5. livininbrazil

    livininbrazil Chillin' With My Peeps

    From my experience, I´d say it´d be better to get a separate small dog kennel/barrel etc for the other. If they´re well separate they probably won´t interfere so much with each other.
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Probably true livin, since I only have the 1 goose she only needs one nest.
     
  7. birdnerd99

    birdnerd99 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you everyone for this information [​IMG]
     
  8. servpolice

    servpolice Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Dont let 3 geese sit on one nest i had my 2 embdens and at a other nest had 2 african buffs on one as well and what a disaster both of that was ! And 3 ! That sounds dogey
     
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  9. livininbrazil

    livininbrazil Chillin' With My Peeps

    Eggsactly! 3 geese definitely too much!
     
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