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Securing Our Worksite. Buy Some Geese?


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#21 recoveringacademic

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Posted 27 February 2015 - 06:07 PM

View Poststones, on 27 February 2015 - 05:59 PM, said:

.... my parents had geese and as indicated by others they were very good security guards.

We are off soon to get some, just the right time of year.

Can't wait to see Sid's (of catflap fame) reaction.

#22 temp

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Posted 27 February 2015 - 06:56 PM

Come Christmas someone will pinch the geese.

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Posted 27 February 2015 - 07:02 PM

And hopefully get a painful bite in the process.

You're right, there's not a lot I can do except keep trying.

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Posted 28 February 2015 - 09:18 AM

I hatched him. He particularly doesn't like men especially if they are wearing checked shirts. He sits on a gate looking cute and when they get out of a car flies at them then attacks their ankles (rather like a randy terrier).

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Posted 28 February 2015 - 09:28 AM

There was a cockerel like that at the farm I once had my workshop at. An absolute lunatic of a bird. You had to walk backwards because he'd come at you from the rear and no matter how many times you, literally, kicked him into touch he'd just come back at you. Only men.

Everybody who came to the farm knew about him. Before any bloke got out of their car, if anyone was already in the yard they'd roll down their window and ask: "Where is he?" No one had to ask who (or what) they were asking about.

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Posted 28 February 2015 - 11:26 AM

View Postjoiner, on 28 February 2015 - 09:28 AM, said:

........There was a cockerel like that at the farm I once had my workshop at. An absolute lunatic of a bird.

For our animals, we have a three strikes and you are out policy.

Lunatic cockerels need necking in my experience, because some of their offspring can be similarly anti-social. Young grand-children and @rsy cockerels don't mix.

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Posted 28 February 2015 - 01:16 PM

Bernard Matthews to the rescue.
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Posted 28 February 2015 - 06:43 PM

Coc au vin, delicious!

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Posted 28 February 2015 - 08:24 PM

'Tis a wicked carnard...

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Posted 28 February 2015 - 09:26 PM

Tell you what, I think I'll breed from these geese and offer a Work Site Minder service called

The Geese Police


How much do you think I could charge?

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Posted 01 March 2015 - 08:09 AM

View Postrecoveringacademic, on 28 February 2015 - 09:26 PM, said:

How much do you think I could charge?
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