How to use Canada Goose Repellents - Types, and do they work?

Canada Geese may look beautiful, but they are able to overtake an entire location, depending on the proximity the place has to water. Before you find yourself having to deal with geese, you should try to prevent them from landing on your property in the first place. You may use a decoy of predators that the geese are able to see when they are still in the sky because when they sense danger, they will not land on your property. The decoys may be wolves or coyotes since they are natural predators of Canada Geese. Reflective tape is also good to keep away the geese since they can see it when they prepare to land.

When Canada Geese are already at your place, you should learn how to chase them away without having to use your body since they are aggressive. Loud noises are known to be effective when it comes to scaring the geese away.

Methyl Anthranilate is the extract of grapes and it is used to make grape flavor drinks for consumption. They may also cause a painful sensation to the goose when it inhales it. The product can be sprayed in the area where geese have to be kept away. Anthraquinone can cause stomach pain if it is ingested by the geese, and it will deter the geese from eating the grass. The geese can see the place where it has been sprinkled and this will let the geese know that the area is treated and they will not forage near it.

Using one of these pain repellents is known to cause the animal physical discomfort, and so some people will choose not to use them. A repellent can be breathed or eaten. The repellents have to be applied often in the area to achieve continuous success.

Fear repellents are known to be effective, but the Canada Geese may adapt to them when they find out that there is no real threat around. Mothballs have been said to work, but it is rare to find animals moving away because of the mothballs.

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