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geese do they really HELP

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Blueroo63, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. Blueroo63

    Blueroo63 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can anyone tell me does having Geese running around really keep the snakes at bay.I have 4 ponds on my place and about a acre lake rihgt by my house get lotss of snakes ,water moscin,copper heads bad snke and I was told geese will kill them
     
  2. RoyalHillsLLC

    RoyalHillsLLC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never seen that. I still had just as many last year after getting geese.
     
  3. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think if you had an infestation of toddlers, the geese might make a difference....
     
  4. mistylady

    mistylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hear guineas kill snakes. I just passed it through official channels and dh has decided that I can have a flock o' guineas to run around the place and rid us of unwanted bugs and snakes! [​IMG]
     
  5. Blueroo63

    Blueroo63 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks all because I don't really want geese just don't want to keep dealing with the bad snakes I killed atleast 10 last year,and no guinney's to much noise.i like quite
     
  6. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    i doubt the snakes will do anything, but watch out for snapping turtles.

    In late summer 07 I let my geese out for the day. They went right down to the pond, I heard some screaming, and when they walked past me I noticed my one girls upper beak totally ripped off up into her sinus cavity. sadly i had no other choice but to put her to sleep.
     
  7. Faverolle

    Faverolle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Guineas will probably help.
    What state are you in?
     

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