Goose Shelter Options

Goose Shelter Options
Add to Favorites Reading Time: 4 minutes Many homesteaders and farmers employ geese on the homestead for their natural watchdog abilities. Their size and boisterous displays intimidate smaller predators such as skunks, rats, raccoons, hawks, and snakes. So why would these patrollers require a safe shelter? Geese are not physically capable of deterring larger hunters like coyote and fox — they are only able to sound their call as an alert to the farmer of an intruder. It is from these large threats that geese need the ability to seek shelter as needed; most commonly by night.  Geese are very hardy birds and they can weather nature’s elements well. Though it would be ideal to create a home where they can seek respite from wind and rain if they so choose, the real priority is to keep the birds safe from falling prey to predatory animals. In addition to providing a safe haven,

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