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Someone screwed up at the goose factory!

Discussion in 'Geese' started by sarah315, Oct 24, 2008.

  1. sarah315

    sarah315 In the Brooder

    Jan 20, 2008
    Last March I ordered 2 female roman tufted goslings from ideal. They came in the box with the chicks, we named them Lucy and Alfalfa. Well last week my son looks out the window and says, "Mom, why is 'Falf' standing on top of Lucy? SIGH, Alfalfa must be a boy. Lucy has laid 3 eggs this week. My daughter asked me to scramble them, she says they taste just like the chicken eggs! Isn't it unusual for her to be laying eggs in Oct? Also, is it OK for my daughter to be eating goose eggs? Seems like an egg is an egg to me, but I don't want her to get sick or anything.

  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Most any bird egg is fine to eat. Quail, pheasant, chicken, guinea, duck, goose, turkey, rhea, emu, ostrich etc.

    She may lay a few, stop, then start laying again in late Jan/Feb.

    Since Alfalfa is a boys name you did well. LOL

    You'll be able to hatch your own or sell the eggs. [​IMG]
  3. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    how interesting..but let's get down to the nitty-gritty...
    does Alfalfa have one feather on his head that wont lay down??[​IMG]

    'That's my personalitaaay!'
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