When will Moose lay an egg?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Amanda39, Dec 9, 2014.

  1. Amanda39

    Amanda39 Chirping

    Apr 14, 2014
    White Lake, Michigan
    My daughter is having one of Lucy's eggs for breakfast right now! This is Lucy's 3rd egg. She has laid one every other day. Since Lucy is only 8 months old, this is all new to us! She has a favorite corner in her night time pen that she makes a nice fluffy nest in with all the pine shavings. She sits there until she lays the egg, then she buries it in the shavings(about 4 inches deep) then she wants nothing to do with it. So, I go in when I clean the pen out daily and get the egg.

    Moose on the other hand, has done nothing, which surprises me as she became sexually active before Lucy did! In fact, Moose has been "mounting" Lucy since September in the pool. Usually back wards, but still, I wonder why she hasn't begun to lay?

    An experienced opinion to explain when geese typically start laying, for how long and do they need anything special, diet wise?

    For their grit I offer crushed oyster shells I bought from TSC as well as the calcium in their Goose food.

    Any advise would be great!

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