NFU Mutual Smallholding Insurance

Author Topic: about goose eggs.....  (Read 2848 times)

tazbabe

  • Joined Aug 2010
  • ayrshire
about goose eggs.....
« on: September 14, 2011, 04:46:24 pm »
i was under the impression that geese are seasonal layers, in the spring?

i got an egg yesterday and another today!!

am i wrong, is this usual for this time of year?
you may light another's candle from your own without loss
Voss Electric Fence

Rich/Jan

  • Joined Aug 2011
Re: about goose eggs.....
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2011, 04:59:11 pm »
Yes ours started up again - its this stupid weather - normally yes you are right they start in the spring time.

tazbabe

  • Joined Aug 2010
  • ayrshire
Re: about goose eggs.....
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2011, 08:14:24 pm »
yours too? thats interesting? anyone else?

they have been mating too.
you may light another's candle from your own without loss

RonMinch

  • Joined Sep 2011
Re: about goose eggs.....
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2011, 02:23:19 pm »
Yes went to lock the geese up last night and there on the floor was a fresh egg, strange I thought but obviously not ???

tazbabe

  • Joined Aug 2010
  • ayrshire
Re: about goose eggs.....
« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2011, 03:47:02 pm »
had another today, thats 3 now!

wonder if it will affect their normal spring season?
you may light another's candle from your own without loss

jaykay

  • Joined Aug 2012
  • Cumbria/N Yorks border
Re: about goose eggs.....
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2011, 09:52:23 pm »
The geese haven't but the ducks have started laying again  ???

tazbabe

  • Joined Aug 2010
  • ayrshire
Re: about goose eggs.....
« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2011, 07:36:06 am »
i;ve had a goose egg everyday, so just one of the girls is at it, but no duck eggs for a week now, but i think that may be because the geese keep attacking them.........
you may light another's candle from your own without loss

Mel

  • Guest
Re: about goose eggs.....
« Reply #7 on: September 22, 2011, 08:20:52 pm »
How lucky,my Goose has never laid and she has been here nearly a year :-[! The ducks have started to lay again though!

piggy

  • Joined Oct 2008
Re: about goose eggs.....
« Reply #8 on: September 22, 2011, 08:48:07 pm »
Nothing yet for us but last year the geese started laying at xmas and stopped around May.

Henstock

  • Joined Jun 2010
Re: about goose eggs.....
« Reply #9 on: September 24, 2011, 06:26:31 am »
We have one Aylesbury duck still laying here!

lachlanandmarcus

  • Joined Aug 2010
  • Aberdeenshire
Re: about goose eggs.....
« Reply #10 on: September 24, 2011, 07:53:33 am »
Our geese arent laying, they stopped early June. I would be thrilled if they popped one out now!

 

Goose eggs

Started by cluckyclaire

Replies: 18
Views: 5971
Last post April 12, 2009, 09:33:15 am
by cluckyclaire
Do you know where I can buy pot goose eggs?

Started by goosepimple

Replies: 4
Views: 1291
Last post March 20, 2013, 09:59:16 am
by goosepimple
Goose eggs

Started by madchickenlady

Replies: 2
Views: 985
Last post December 31, 2013, 09:43:00 pm
by harry
Goose Eggs

Started by mentalmilly

Replies: 4
Views: 1381
Last post February 28, 2015, 07:33:01 am
by devonlady
Goose eggs

Started by Goats!!!

Replies: 3
Views: 817
Last post January 31, 2017, 03:52:12 pm
by Dans

Forum sponsors

FibreHut Energy Helpline Thomson & Morgan Time for Paws Scottish Smallholder & Grower Festival Little Peckers

© The Accidental Smallholder Ltd 2003-2019. All rights reserved.

Design by Furness Internet

Site developed by Champion IS