Plezz Help (Tips and Tricks)

Discussion in 'Geese' started by natedog44, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. natedog44

    natedog44 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi.. Last year I got 5 pilgram geese (2 male, 3 female) I don't no if they r related and if it will effect the breeding. I don't no if they will start to lay in the spring either. I want them to nest and hatch their own but I NEVER see them breed. I give them a pool of water but idk if thats enough. But plez if anyone can answer my questions or give any other suggestions I would really appreciate it!! Thank-You
     
  2. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    I will not go into the gene pool questions. They need water and ample supplies of clean water and they also need feed with protein in it to lay as well. So please do look at your feeding of them.. It depends on their age, in the spring as to laying times. Prior to egg laying they will begin mating activity. Good luck and have a blessed day!
     
  3. natedog44

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    Thanks I also have a trip of buffs that I had for about three years... And one female has laid but none of the eggs were fertile... Any suggestions??
     
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    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I have heard that sometimes the gander will only mate with one of the girls which is why you may not being seeing fertile eggs in your one goose. [they will have a favorite] don't know how true that is.
     
  5. natedog44

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    Ok thanks... I think they also may just be too old... But I've been hopeing to sell them and get a pair of Africans... Any advice on them??
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    My Africans were loud and aggressive.
     
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    Ok we'll they look really cool!!!!
     

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