Answer: I've endured similar experiences with Canada geese so you have my sympathy. I wouldn't recommend getting a gun, but a small, loud dog would certainly scare the geese away. The following techniques may be used to harass geese, where safe and legal to do so. However, some may not be legal in all areas. Check local ordinances and laws before using techniques indicated with an asterisk (*).
Air horns or whistles
Blank pistols *
Recorded distress calls
Motion sensor lights
Flags or eye spot balloons (shiny mylar balloons on strings anchored to the ground worked wonderfully for me!)
Dead goose or predator decoys
Dogs ? used to chase or run geese off
High Pressure Water Spray Devices:
As contrary as it may sound, geese do not like being sprayed with water under high pressure.
Garden hose or sprinkler
Motion activated sprayer
Chemical repellents can be applied directly to the problem area and do not harm the geese. Disadvantages of chemical repellents are high cost and having to reapply them frequently. They are most effective on small areas. Some repellents may be restricted use and must be applied by a certified applicator:
Methyl anthranilate (ReJeXiT, Bird Shield) ? makes the grass unpalatable to geese
Hope some of these suggestions help.
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