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Asian Beetles

Discussion in 'Geese' started by LadyWoodsong, Oct 7, 2010.

  1. LadyWoodsong

    LadyWoodsong Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do geese eat asian beetles?
     
  2. crazy goose lover

    crazy goose lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no but ducks do
     
  3. Cottage Rose

    Cottage Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Asian Lady Beetles are toxic.
    Geese are not bug eaters.
     
  4. noahsgeese

    noahsgeese Border Collie

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    Quote:That is what I was about to say that geese are not bug eaters but just grass eaters!
     
  5. Cottage Rose

    Cottage Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wait, I was mistaken...its the Japanese Beetles that are toxic although I had ducklings eating them this year and they were okay.
    When you squash Asian Lady Beetles they have a nasty smell and oddly I've never seen wild birds eat them when they swarm in the fall. They must taste really bad.
    You might want to consider traps.
    ALB come in our house ever fall and we suck them up with hand held vacuum.
     
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2010
  6. LadyWoodsong

    LadyWoodsong Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh my gosh they are just horrid this year! I was really hoping I could find something that would eat them up like candy, but doesn't look like I will. [​IMG] I will have to look into a trap. Thanks.
     

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