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My experience has been opposite of your post. In fact I attended a seminar where a falconer advised using a white pigeon or pullet to bait hawks so that you can get a close up view. I must advise that it works.
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Roosters are like early warning systems for your hens. They constantly watch the skies and suroundings for danger and have superb eyesight. At any sign of a large bird that may possibly be predatory, they let out a loud warning cry and all the hens will dash for cover.