"Best" Predator Deterrent??

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by cblakley0531, May 15, 2011.

  1. cblakley0531

    cblakley0531 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello BYC Gang,

    I've been looking at all of your coop designs and seeing you all do different things to make sure predators don't get your precious babies....I would love to hear about each of your anit-predator methods, what you've tried, if it worked or failed, feedback, etc.

    I've seen some of you do electric fencing along the bottoms of your coops...how has that worked out for you?

    Thanks you guys!!
     
  2. madabouthens

    madabouthens Out Of The Brooder

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    my grandad knew a man many years ago who was a hairdresser and he colected bags of hair and hung them around his coop and he never lost a hen to a fox ever [​IMG] hope this helps [​IMG]
     
  3. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lots of welded wire /coop Knox I trap hard through trapping season and knock down the total number of preds around me the less I have to defend against the easier it is
     
  4. cblakley0531

    cblakley0531 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Too funny! I've heard that this also works for deer?! haha! Thanks for the tip!!
     
  5. cblakley0531

    cblakley0531 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's a great idea!! My Dad does a lot of nuissance trapping and I love how it never crossed my mind to learn a few pointers from him! LOL!
     

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