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Goose Protectors

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Amanda16, Mar 2, 2017.

  1. Amanda16

    Amanda16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've read a couple articles that mention getting geese to protect your flock, but nothing really goes into detail. I was wondering if there was any where to find out more? Any opinions? Does it work?
     
  2. DancingWthDucks

    DancingWthDucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Although they will sound alarm when there is danger, they won't stand a chance against predators such as foxes, dogs, bears, coyotes, etc..... A Livestock Gaurdian Dog or Alpaca would be able to chase off the predator.
     
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  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    when we had a Red Tail hawk come down and kill one of my bantam hens. My 2 geese where just as afraid as the rest of the flock. They are mainly bluff.
     
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Geese are mainly alarm and bluff. Works on some predators like possums, snakes, or feral cats. But not on the larger mammalian predators or birds of prey. I loose one or two geese a year to owls myself.
     

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