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Topic: Guardian Geese (3 messages)

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Guardian Geese (3 messages)
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We live in Northern Wisconsin where there are many predators to contend with, including hawks and eagles (and the occasional Other Two-Footed species). In addition to a robust coop and chicken tractor, I am curious about the best way to raise and train a guardian goose, and whether beginners at chickens would be wise to add on a goose as well.
4/19/2017 7:24 PM report abuse

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Survived our first winter in Montana. Girls did well even when it got to -22.
I got geese last year to let me know when something is amiss outside. They don't fight off predators. They just make a racket when they spot something different in their environment. I didn't train mine. They do this naturally. Certain breeds make better watch geese than others. Be warned that if you have any close neighbors they might not appreciated the geese as they are very noisy at times.
4/19/2017 11:10 PM report abuse
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We have Tufted Romans, Tufted Buffs, and 1 American Buff, Ross. He hasn't been trained but is instinctively the most alert and intelligent; not aggressive but let's the rest know if there is something amiss. He'll be perfect with the flock of chickens he's going to guard.
6/1/2021 7:21 PM report abuse