We have a goose egg in the bator...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chickafoog, May 28, 2008.

  1. Chickafoog

    Chickafoog Out Of The Brooder

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    We found found a goose nest outside and took an egg from it. We are trying to hatch it.
    in afew more days it should hatch so, wish me good luck!
    I will keep you updated on the hatch and will post pictures.[​IMG]
     
  2. gervais22

    gervais22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope the nest was abandoned and you didn't just take an egg from a goose couple, birds do count their eggs you know...
     
  3. 1924vanhorn

    1924vanhorn Out Of The Brooder

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    It might be more than chickens 21 days. Ducks are 28 days. By the way - if its is Canadian Geese - you might be in legal trouble : )
     
  4. Chickafoog

    Chickafoog Out Of The Brooder

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    their not that kind, and the goose left the nest.
    so. Its fine.
     
  5. Their Other Mother

    Their Other Mother Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Was it a domestic goose or wild? Geese incubate for 28 - 30 days and require a higher humidity than chicks. Another thing that helps them along is to dip the egg in warm (100 degree) water for about 30 seconds every day.

    We just hatched our first African Goose about 2 weeks ago and they sure are fun!

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