Um, what to do?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Alas, May 8, 2011.

  1. Alas

    Alas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2011
    Covington, LA
    My goose was laying eggs and not watching them, so they were getting eaten. I took 8 before she finally started to pay attention. She lay another 5 and started sitting. She has a week left before her clutch hatches. In the meantime, I have several goslings that are too big now for the container I have them in and I'm really ready to get them out of the house. If I take the eggs to put in the bator, will she take the goslings? And when the other eggs hatch, can I add them to the family?
  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Idaho could work, or it could be a huge mess if she doesn't cooperate. How much older will the older chicks be?? You don't want the older ones to bully the younger ones...

    I don't have goose experience - just chickens, so maybe someone else will chime in.
  3. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 31, 2008
    West Michigan
    My Coop
    I can't speak from personal experience yet, but it could be worth a try. There are pictures of goslings that accept ducks as brooder company so maybe they are less likely to bully the smaller ones than chickens.

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