Hatching Goose Eggs Help!

Discussion in 'Geese' started by showgirl queen, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. showgirl queen

    showgirl queen New Egg

    Jan 11, 2012
    I am about to begin incubating my first goose eggs (African Dewlap) and need any tips/ suggestions to make this hatch a success! Would greatly appreciate any helpful info on temperature, humidity, resting, misting, etc...Been hatching chickens for years, wish me luck! Thanks.
  2. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 25, 2010
    Kansas City
    Waterfowl Incubation Guide Good luck! I've got africans in the bator too, on day 5, and a few roman tufteds that just got put in monday night. My first time trying to hatch goose eggs too.
  3. 1MrsMagoo

    1MrsMagoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2010
    St Tammany Parish LA
    Like JulieNKC said...read Pete55's waterfowl incubation guide. Converting the temperature from Celsius as quoted in the guide to F for a circulated air incubator is 99 F through day 27 or 29 (depending on when they are locked down) and 98.6 at lock-down. I followed his guide and had 3 of 4 hatch (one later died...all 4 developed). GOOD LUCK and happy hatching!

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