How long for Goose eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by houndit, May 15, 2009.

  1. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington!

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    I had always heard that goose eggs took 28 days like duck eggs. I bought some from someone on eggbid and she said their incubation took 35 to 37 days. I would hate to turn them for to long or stop turning them to soon. Does anyone know how long it actually takes?
     
  2. adrian

    adrian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's odd... Most goose eggs take about 30 days to hatch. They say it can range from 28-32, but 30 is generally accepted as the incubation period for most domestic geese... The only waterfowl I know that hatches in 35 days in the muscovy duck.
     
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  3. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington!

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    That is what I thought!
     
  4. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    Our geese never took that long...One came in at day 30 but that was really late!

    Here's a good info on hatching them:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=134551

    The misting really makes a big difference. We had our best hatch following these guidelines..

    Happy Hatching and have a blessed evening.
     

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