wild canadian geese?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by bravevline, Nov 8, 2013.

  1. bravevline

    bravevline Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2013
    is it uncommon to have a wild canadian goose try to join your flock? does it pit you at legal risks, and will it leave this spring? i live down south, and they come here from up north every year!
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Many Canada geese are raised in close proximity to humans and have no fear. A young bird separated from it's flock may very well join a farm flock. As long as you are not enclosing it in an escape free pen there should be no problems. A lone goose may or may not leave in the spring. If it pair bonds to a domestic, it will most likely stay.
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