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Why aren't my geese laying?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by rilesbiles01, Mar 29, 2017.

  1. rilesbiles01

    rilesbiles01 In the Brooder

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    I have six American Buff Geese that I got last spring. They are now two years old and it's March but I haven't gotten any eggs yet. Is there a reason why they could not be laying? How can I encourage them to start?
     

  2. Happy Quack

    Happy Quack Chirping

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    Do you use lights? My 1 year old American Buff is laying and has been for about a month now. I have her and her boyfriend on 16 hours a day. I started out with about 10 hours of light Jan.1 and worked up to 16. She has not gone broody yet though.
    Do you have hens?
     
    Last edited: Mar 29, 2017
  3. rilesbiles01

    rilesbiles01 In the Brooder

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    They live mainly outside but come in at night and the barn lights are half on. We have six and have never sexed them.
     

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