HELP! Day 32 African Geese Eggs. NO PIPS

Discussion in 'Geese' started by shellrae7, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. shellrae7

    shellrae7 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there, I am sort of freaking out here. I don't want all these geese to die. When candling, I know I had several viable geese. Have I waited too long to help? Do geese need extra help? I'm not sure what to do here. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Incubation for geese eggs is 30-34 days. I would give it longer. Several days past 34 days before I would panic. Maybe then I would see what was inside (very carefully) of one egg. Maybe someone else will chime in too. I have let eggs (duck) go as long as five days past due date and still had babies. Good luck
     
  3. OmaBird

    OmaBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. adrian

    adrian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Candle them again. Look for movement, veins lining the very top of the egg, etc. But be very careful; you never know if they could be internally pipping and you'll disorient them if you're too rough. That's really all you can do, aside from waiting. If you have a good flashlight, you should still be able to see some veins, but then, I found my african eggs were the hardest to candle. Even when I hatched pilgrim and african eggs together, they all hatched on day 30, but your milage may vary depending on your incubation temperatures.
     
  5. marathonmultiplesmom

    marathonmultiplesmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    have the eggs been moving/rocking at all? What kind of incubator do you have and what are your temps/humidity?
     

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