Canadian Geese "What 2 do"

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by kipcom, Apr 30, 2006.

  1. kipcom

    kipcom LawnSite Senior Member
    from indiana
    Messages: 352

    Most of us have to deal with these "pesky" flying ..poop everywhere, no good ,,,,well I will stop there before I say something else :nono:

    Looking for ways to rid them of properties ( legally ) without harming them.

    The best we have done so far is to place FOX statues and Hawk statues in the areas they feed at,,,,,but they just move to another for a week and then they are back. We also tried spraying Vinegar & Water around the ponds ( Like a ****** for the lawn LOL :dizzy: ) but it smells bad for those who try to enjoy the areas.
     
  2. Grassmechanic

    Grassmechanic LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,697

    String monofilament fishing line around the ponds at 6" and 12". They walk into it and it drives them nuts. They'll stay out.
     
  3. kipcom

    kipcom LawnSite Senior Member
    from indiana
    Messages: 352

    Good suggestion...Thanks :clapping:
     
  4. geogunn

    geogunn LawnSite Gold Member
    from TN
    Messages: 3,010

    lots of lake owners here have border collies.

    border collies hate geese.

    GEO :waving:
     
  5. Norm Al

    Norm Al LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,227

    get a cannon
     
  6. green_mark

    green_mark LawnSite Senior Member
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  7. stpet291

    stpet291 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 19

    String with steaks in the ground worked great for me, until my dog ran into it. Tie some flag tape on the line to help our rover, they will appreciate it!:)
     
  8. mulcahy mowing

    mulcahy mowing LawnSite Senior Member
    from ma
    Messages: 721

    this isn't practical at all but you can turn on a sprinkler during the day to get rid of them but then you'll have a swamp by the end of the week........
     
  9. Grassmechanic

    Grassmechanic LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,697

    Yep. You have to keep the dogs out of it. Border Collies also work good, but you'll have to consider the price for year round maintenance of a dog for a few months of goose control.
     
  10. hillndale

    hillndale LawnSite Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 214

    DICK CHENEY :usflag:
     

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