The african and chinese goose thread!!

Discussion in 'Geese' started by ruffledfeathers1234, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. jchny2000

    jchny2000 Goslings are precious!

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    servpolice I truly enjoyed this story! I am always amazed at how fearful people are of them.
    Its true, any one or thing that doesn't belong in the yard, I know pretty fast somethings wrong!
    "visitors" will not exit their cars anymore as soon as they see them. We are across the road from a state employee recreation park.
    People constantly pull in and use our horse shoe drive for their turn around, or to ask directions [​IMG]
    I don't mean to be un-neighborly but some are not very polite, and drive very fast through our property!
    We are installing driveway gates this year.
    Until then,my geese handle the problem and if anyone EVER runs over one of MY birds I will press charges.
     
  2. goosegirl6

    goosegirl6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I do understand that dogs are bigger and better equipped for killing than geese, but the old dog we used to have was an ADAMENT chicken eater. She lived and breathed to kill chickens and would prowl around the pen for hours trying to get to them. Well when we got goslings, she did not touch them, even when one accidently got loose for a half of a day while we were gone. She was soooo gentle. When they got bigger, she really liked them, almost though of them as friends, but of course they would not let her anywhere near them. Well, this new dog, a rough akita/husky, is not so much into chickens. I am successfully training her to behave around chickens, so maybe she will tolerate geese too.[​IMG]
     
  3. jchny2000

    jchny2000 Goslings are precious!

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  4. servpolice

    servpolice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I trained my dog well but she never was interested in poultry at all but only cats at the start and now only foxes
     
  5. goosegirl6

    goosegirl6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sure, she really shows her akita guard instinct. At her young age she will already growl at strangers on occasion.[​IMG] Porker is super loyal to me and will do pretty much whatever I tell her to. She must be husky sized sized, though, around 60 lbs. Is that small for an Akita?
    That is quite amazing. I wish I could feel so confident about my dog! Lol!
     
  6. jchny2000

    jchny2000 Goslings are precious!

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  7. goosegirl6

    goosegirl6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, she is a good dog, I just don't like the snappish thing.
     
  8. servpolice

    servpolice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just lost 7 of my geese today which is annoying me the whole day :/
    But im getting 2 white africans tomorrow :)
     
  9. servpolice

    servpolice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i meant two pairs
     
  10. livininbrazil

    livininbrazil Chillin' With My Peeps

    Glad you found the Africans you want, but how did you lose 7 geese? Did you leave them behind in the cinema, or did a fox come visiting or something?
     

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