Toulouse started laying.

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Rosebud 18, May 27, 2012.

  1. Rosebud 18

    Rosebud 18 Songster

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    I found 2 goose eggs wednesday (one was broke) and then friday I found another one. So I put some straw in the large dog house that my other goose used to hatch her babies in and put the 2 eggs in there. This morning I noticed her going in and out of the house and banging around while she was in there. I figured she was scratching out her nest. This afternoon I found another egg. That's now 3. I don't won't anymore geese this year. If I can sell the eggs how much should I ask for them?
     
  2. chickenma

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    Depends on what breed it is and if people in your area would buy geese eggs.
    Are those fertile eggs or just for eating.
    Some people buy it for arts and craft as well.
    You can ask a dollar per egg but if it is a Sebastopol geese, you can get for a fertile egg $10 to $20 each, if you ave good looking birds.
    Google you egg online and see how much other people or selling it.
    And if you don't want the eggs, give them away if you don't want to deal with all of that.
    Goodluck. And if you don' want any goslings keep taking the eggs.
    If you don't have a gander male geese, the eggs will not be fertile.
     
  3. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Utility Toulouse should be 10-15 an egg, and should sell easily.
     
  4. Rosebud 18

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  5. Rosebud 18

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    They are toulouse and I have 6 eggs now.
     
  6. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Congrats, do you have pictures of them?
     
  7. Rosebud 18

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    This is them at 3 days old.
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    Here they are at 4 weeks. They are now almost 6 weeks old and growing so fast.

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  8. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Very pretty, who is the white adult goose? Goslings grow faster than weeds, but are just too cute.
     
  9. Rosebud 18

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    That's Mikey my pilgrim gander. I got a pair from Metzer last year and the female died about a week later. I tried to replace her because I wanted to raise pilgrims. I couldn't find one anywhere so I decide to go with toulouse. I'm not sorry because my toulouse are so gentle.
     
  10. Rosebud 18

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    Well I sold 8 goose eggs today for $7.00 each. I put some pekin eggs in her nest so she will keep using it. I'll take them out when (if) she lays more eggs.
     

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