Hatching goose eggs?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by welsumm44, Dec 14, 2012.

  1. welsumm44

    welsumm44 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have some pekins / cochin bantams and would rather like to get some geese eggs to hatch would the size make this a problem? Does anyone have any experience of this?
     
  2. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Do you mean you want to incubate them together?
    If so- I have done that and it worked out fine. Just keep in mind the different number of days, and that the goose eggs need to lay on their sides and take up a lot of room.

    I think there is a "sticky" on hatching at the top of this section with hatching tips...
     
  3. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    if you are asking if the hens could sit the goose eggs, yes 1 egg only because of their size. The egg will be a lot of work for a bantam hen to sit, turn and maintain.
     
  4. welsumm44

    welsumm44 Out Of The Brooder

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    I meant the second, thanks very much both of you!!!!
     

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