goose not sitting yet

Discussion in 'Geese' started by julie55092, May 8, 2008.

  1. julie55092

    julie55092 Hatching

    May 8, 2008
    I have a pair of white chinese geese. My girl has 19 eggs in her nest at last count and still not sitting. Will she ever sit on those eggs?
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    She may not. She has to do the same as a chicken and go broody. Simply because a female lays eggs doesn't mean she will sit. If all the eggs are hers that is 19 days worth of eggs. After 10 - 14 days the eggs become less viable. If you want goslings and you know the eggs are fertile take them and put them in an incubator. If she was going to brood them she would be on her nest.

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