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How do i make my geese friendly??

Discussion in 'Geese' started by jackrooster, Dec 3, 2010.

  1. jackrooster

    jackrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i just got a pair of mini geese from holderreads and i love them alreadyyy buuut i was wondering how or can you ever make them friendly?
     
  2. crazy goose lover

    crazy goose lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Move slowly around them. Don't crowd them. try not to startle them. Feed them treats. They will love the person that feeds them good things. Mine love tomatoes, dry cat food and bread as treats. It will take time but you can likely win their affection. Mine love me(I think) they like to be wherever I am. They follow me and beg for treats, but they do not like being held or picked up. If I sit on the ground they will come and sit on my lap and let me pet them but they have to come to me not the other way around. Good Luck!
     
  3. Omniskies

    Omniskies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The fastest way to a goose's heart is through their stomach. I agree with everything said above and emphasize the snacks/treats bit. Once they fall in love with a treat you can go running outside like a rabid monkey on fire and if they see the treats they will still be thrilled to come up to you.

    Not that I recommend doing that. Just saying.
     
  4. MsMelvin

    MsMelvin Chillin' With My Peeps

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