Lazer Beam the Geese

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bob, Jan 25, 2001.

  1. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,260

    On the news tonight, a Bucks County(PA) pond has hired someone with a new way to get rid of Geese. It seems this pond has 17,000 Geese that stop there every night. They will scare them away with a lazer beam. They shine it on the Geese and its suppose to frighten them. Anyone else heard of this?
  2. powerreel

    powerreel Banned
    Messages: 481

    Speaking from experience, they won't even run from dogs! Unless the lazer is cooking some it won't work. If they loose some they'll
    fall back and regroup. Mostly, I think they know they're protected and act accordingly.
  3. Nathan

    Nathan LawnSite Member
    Messages: 193

    I haven't heard of that one. Over here in Washington they finally ok'd it to start having local gov. starting killing those bastards. Over the past few years so many have taken over local beaches that their crap is contaminating the water to the point of being unsafe for human contact. Even if the laser works they will just go somewhere else I think they need to be put in check in the predator chain.
  4. Canada Geese in PA are kept in check by having a yearly hunting season.
  5. cos

    cos LawnSite Addict
    Messages: 1,253

    Couldn't you throw alka seltzer to them and they will eat it thinking it is a treat. Then when they fly away, they blow up in mid flight?

    I'm sick I tell ya. People tell me this is true, too.
  6. southside

    southside LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 790

    L1A1 SLR 7.62mm with the 30 round mag. This will make enough noise to frighten off the ones you don't hit.
  7. geogunn

    geogunn LawnSite Gold Member
    from TN
    Messages: 3,010

    sell them to the chinese! I'm tired of eating PEKING PIGEON!

  8. Guido

    Guido LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,087

    I'll go with your solution. Let the tree-huggers buy expensive lazer beams, I would just buy shotgun shells!!


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