Ruffled feathers: Geese cause headaches across county

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Like some kind of biblical plague, Canada geese seem to be everywhere in Johnson County.

Flocks of geese have taken over neighborhood ponds looking for food and water. The birds are picking through the stubble of farm fields, and snatching any bits of grass that poke through the snow.

In their wake, the geese leave an overwhelming amount of disease-spreading waste. The birds can do major damage to landscaping, lawns and other property.

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