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Moving Goslings?

I have a Goose sitting on eggs that are set to hatch this week, the only thing is her nest is in a risky spot predator wise. So should I move her and the goslings once they’re hatched, anyone any advice / experience on this?

AddoD
Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Have you candled the eggs?
I would definitely move after hatch yes. Is she outside like ?

Adrian Kelly
Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Yes eggs have been candled. She’s outside but she’s covered from the elements and what not, only problem at the moment is rats. Should I leave the goslings in the mother care or put them under heat and take them away?

AddoD
Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

You're very lucky if she's outside with foxes and the like.
If that was me I'd even move her now. To a safe enclosed space. Try move her and the eggs when she gets off them to drink or eat. Make the second nest well and keep her down around it.

Adrian Kelly
Thursday, May 3rd, 2018


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