Pilgrim Geese

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by harroldfarmer, Mar 8, 2016.

  1. harroldfarmer

    harroldfarmer Hatching

    Mar 6, 2016
    I own two pilgrim geese, I do not have room for more as we also have 6 other ducks. The pilgrim goose female has just started laying eggs, but isn't too protective. They live free roam on the lake 12-16 hours a day and go into our shed at night. In the shed, she made a nest and layed two eggs.
    My question is, how long does a goose have to sit on an egg to incubate it? She's normally out 14 hours exactly, so she's incubating it for 10 hours.
    Thanks guys!

    The Harrold Household

  2. bramblefir

    bramblefir Songster

    Mar 11, 2014
    Goose eggs incubate for 28-32 days. It doesn't sound like your goose is broody yet. If she does go broody she won't leave the nest except for brief breaks.

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