Hatching geese eggs, Do they need to be cooled?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Theeggboxtoo, Dec 10, 2011.

  1. Theeggboxtoo

    Theeggboxtoo Songster

    Oct 5, 2010
    I'm going to hatch goose eggs for the first time. I have a hovabator 1602n without a turner, so I will be hand turning.
    Do geese eggs need to be cooled for 15 minutes a day? and do I need to spray them once a day too? I am hatching duck eggs with these as well.

  2. Griffin Nest

    Griffin Nest Songster

    Aug 7, 2010
    Cooling really helps but spraying does not. the first time I sprayed duck eggs was the LAST time because they kept dying and when i stopped spraying no more died. Im guessing that bacteria gets in easily if there's water on the egg.

    So just cool them for 10-15 minutes a day and keep the humidity high

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