Predator resistance

Discussion in 'Geese' started by welsumm44, Apr 14, 2012.

  1. welsumm44

    welsumm44 In the Brooder

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    How hardy are geese do they need protection at night or not I have heard lots of contradicting arguments on both sides. I live in England, so the largest predator is a fox. Have other people had problems or are they happy with just so shelter.
     

  2. The goose girl

    The goose girl Songster 8 Years

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    A fox can kill a goose. My goose almost got killed by a fox this winter. Luckily, I heard her honking and I was able to chase away the fox before the goose was hurt. The next morning I found a bunch of neck feathers lying where the fox had run. Close call!

    I know other people here who have lost adult geese to foxes. I live in Denmark, and we too don't have any larger predators.
     
  3. welsumm44

    welsumm44 In the Brooder

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    right cheers, so they'd need a lockable shelter then
     

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