Hatchling questions

Discussion in 'Geese' started by klg80, Apr 25, 2016.

  1. klg80

    klg80 New Egg

    Mar 20, 2016
    I will have a pilgrim goose hatching in less than a week. I have a few questions.... I know it's probably best to let mom goose raise the gosling after it hatches, my problem is my male and female aren't very friendly, they were about 2/3 grown when I got them and were not hand raised, and I am wanting to bring the gosling inside and hand raise so it's better with us as it grows. Is this not such a good idea to take it after it hatches and then reintroduce it back to my flock when it's old enough? Second question is my pair of geese are housed with three other ducks at the moment. Will my ducks be okay with the gosling if I do let the pair raise it or should I try and separate the geese from the ducks.

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