Thinking about getting geese.

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Chriswardens52, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. Chriswardens52

    Chriswardens52 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I have a flock of ducks. And I heard that geese chase off some predators. So what are some friendly breeds of geese that I can get. THanks for any advice.
     
  2. Eroc1_1

    Eroc1_1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:They be a slight deterent for some predators...but not so much for others.

    Friendly breeds from my reading: Sebastopol, Pilgrim, American Buff
     
  3. Rosebud 18

    Rosebud 18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Toulouse is a friendly breed to.
     
  4. Eroc1_1

    Eroc1_1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:There you go...Toulouse is a friendly breed too!
     
  5. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think friendly or not depends more on how old they are when you get them and how much time you spend hanging out with them...
     
  6. erinszoo

    erinszoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I agree. I have Embdens and they are my babies and get along well with our cats and other birds, but they aren't so nice to strangers when they come visit and honk and run at them with their wings spread wide. They do seem to protect the flock pretty well though but aren't a deterent for hawks or owls. From my experience, which is limited I admit, ducks are turning out to be much easier to deal with and keep than the geese ... but I do looove my babies. [​IMG]
     
  7. sanctus7

    sanctus7 Out Of The Brooder

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    I agree but the breed of geese must be considered also. I bought toulouse geese who are gunshy of me but they are very gentle.
    I am so in love with them. Toulouse geese are very gentle.
    Good luck. I bought my geese on a spur of the moment have have yet to regret it.
     
  8. birdboy508

    birdboy508 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    get egyptian geese their tough.[​IMG]
     

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