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goose eggs!!! (alive or dead)

Discussion in 'Poultry Breeders' started by chicotah, Jul 18, 2009.

  1. chicotah

    chicotah PetForums Junior

    May 5, 2009
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    hey ive got two eggs in incubation mother goose had ran off in the night...
    i have one egg that has a large air pocket in it and is very visible but the other has a air pocket too but is not so visible looks like a huge mass and is smelling bit rough... i cant see any movement as such but i havent sat still long enough to see much. im aware thet mother goose was sat on the,m for 21 to 25 days..... I

    m not entierly sure what i am looking for while candeling so if u can please help it would be much apreciated....
  2. AnnC

    AnnC PetForums Member

    Apr 18, 2009
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    Well stand still for long enough and candle them. Look long and hard. Is there any movement? I would say if one is smelling really bad then thats evidence that its dead.

    Use this as a guide, its intended for chicks but the basic process is the same. Fresh Pics: Stages of Chick Embryo Development

    You don't say how long you've been trying to incubate them.

    Here's a simple guide to incubation of goose eggs. Farming Friends » Incubating Goose Eggs
    This is also an article on incubating and development of goose eggs. Hatching waterfowl eggs (From Smallholder)

    Good luck.
    #2 AnnC, Aug 2, 2009
    Last edited: Aug 2, 2009
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