Keeping geese off crops

melted welly

Arable Farmer
I find just pegging out some stakes with fert bags attached works fine. Sited in the middle between tramlines so don’t interfere with sprayer too much. Geese always land where they have good line of sight so target the wide open spaces, they won’t congregate near boundaries or trees. It’s like they’ve an informal agreement with the pigeons for that.


Arable Farmer
This is what I do . Some old boy told me to do this years ago and still do it today .
when we have Crows and rocks attacking our crops
Go out and shoot some Pour some diesel on them, so nothing eats them .
Pin them on the ground like they’re flying upside down and the remaining birds in the sky will not land and they go absolutely crazy with their noise sweeping down at them .
quite a few of my neighbours do this now and it works may work with your geese worth a try nothing to lose.

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