Apparently, they only lay from late August to the end of October. Goose Lady told me that apparently last year they had to throw away over 60 eggs. Me - with my way back Grant clan Scottish roots, and my frugal nature - I'd probably have frozen them...
Because goose eggs are not small. It would appear that one goose egg equals three to four hens eggs. And judging from the pic below that fact is correct. I must say though, the yolk of a goose egg is huge - there is far more yolk than albumen. That is probably what accounts for the high cholesterol content of goose eggs
|Jumbo (66gms +) brown chicken eggs versus|
white goose eggs. Unfortunately my kitchen
scale is still packed in the moving boxes, so I
couldn't weigh the goose egg.
Calories and Fat
Cracking a goose egg in the frying pan results in half the pan being covered.
|For scale, that is a dessert spoon next|
to the frying pan.
|White goose eggs|
...I have been told there is a chance of a baby gosling or two... RMan is ecstatic!