i have a pair that I bought at the fair in August. they run with my 6 Sebs. They are more alert but much quieter than the sebs. The Sebastopol are always the ones to yell for food or warn about danger or whatever. The Shetland seem to always be aware of what's going on, but don't feel the need to yell about it. None of the geese are really friendly, but I think the Shetlands are a bit wilder. If I get too near, they don't panic, they just move away. They are not aggressive towards the chickens turkeys, ducks, rabbits, other geese, myself or the occasional cat. I am waiting for breeding season to see how things go then. I used to have pilgrims who acted much like these guys until breeding season, when they were a menace to all creatures. They would tackle cars coming up the driveway. Then after nesting, they wouild go back to being semi-tame. So I am guessing my birds will all get like that. Overall, though, I like the Shetlands a lot: they don't hog the swimming pool like the sebby's do, they share food well with smaller birds and they are quiet and pretty.