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did they stop using neck bands because it froze the neck and killed the goose or other reasons?
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I've heard a few different stories, the most recent being. That the collars made them too much of a poaching target and could and would endanger hunters from rifle shots across fields even more than it happens now.
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Not sure why they quit, but I saw an orange neck band on a goose on Shelbyville in January 2011. How long ago did they quit?
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That was just a rumor, neck collars are still being used.
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I have not seen one in a longggg time.
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