Goose Protectors

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

  1. Amanda16

    Amanda16 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 1, 2017
    Dewey, AZ
    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

    Feb 21, 2016
    Cumbria, UK
    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.
    1 person likes this.
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    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 Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 11, 2016
    NW Missouri
    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.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by