Goose question

Discussion in 'Geese' started by japayne57, Apr 16, 2016.

  1. japayne57

    japayne57 New Egg

    1
    0
    7
    Apr 16, 2016
    We have lived on a pond for 20 years- @ 15 years ago a pair of geese set up their nesting place in our backyard. It's been a bad experience because the male was VERY aggressive. A few years ago a coyote killed the male. This year the female is back and has made her nest again on our property. She is sitting on the nest- but there is NO male??? What does that mean? I know how aggressive the male is (had years of dealing with it).
    Thanks for your help!
    Judy Payne
     
  2. The goose girl

    The goose girl Chillin' With My Peeps

    786
    74
    171
    Jul 7, 2010
    Denmark
    It probably means she didn't find a new mate. Although another gander may have bred her, there's a good chance all or most of her eggs are infertile.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by