Ask the Expert February/March 2020

Ask the Expert February/March 2020
Add to Favorites Reading Time: 13 minutes Goose Eggs   Howdy,   I have seen comparisons between chicken and duck eggs, but what are some differences with goose eggs?    Several of my egg customers allergic to chicken eggs have no allergic reactions (such as anaphylaxis) when consuming duck, goose, or guinea eggs (the other birds in my egg production business). Could you explain in more detail why this is, other than allergies usually have something to do with protein structure (or so I been told)?   Also, usually geese have shorter egg-producing seasons, mostly spring and early summer. This year, not sure why, a goose we named Greta comes up to my flower bed next to my bedroom window, where I have provided nice hay and straw for her chosen nesting site. She is usually “guarded and escorted” by Spike, a rescued Appenzeller Spitzhauben rooster. She started to lay eggs in September, around the time

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