Is head shaking normal goose behavior?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by bel, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. bel

    bel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our Sebastopol, Loudmouth, has started shaking / vibrating his head when getting fed, if he sees a handful of greens, and when looking at the dog. I don't think hes scared because he walks right up to the dog when shes near the pen then does this while making goose noises and the dog runs off (shes a big wimp and the geese know it). I think its mostly when hes excited but not sure.
     
  2. Cottage Rose

    Cottage Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What you are seeing is perfectly normal.
    Geese will vibrate their heads when they are anxious, excited or about to get aggressive.
     
  3. bel

    bel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much, I was a little worried since I haven't seen the girls do it but maybe Loudmouth is just more bold.
     
  4. Cottage Rose

    Cottage Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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