Deter predators AND keep your chickens out of your garden.......

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Miltonchix, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. Miltonchix

    Miltonchix Taking a Break

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    I just found the coolest device.
    Its a motion detector rainbird sprinkler by HAVAHART.
    My chickens wouldn't leave my seedlings alone and I did not want to build a fence around my garden. It works great...........so far. AND it will activate when dogs, cats, deer, bears, coyotes, racoons....etc are near. All the way down to rat size critters. (though the sensitivity is limited the smaller the animal.)
    So far its only took 2 activations and the girls are avoiding my garden! [​IMG]
    I first found it at my local hardware store. For $70!! [​IMG]
    BUT, I found one on Amazon for $45 (approx.) with free shipping. [​IMG]
     
  2. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground Premium Member

    Here's the link to the Havahart 5265 Spray Away Motion Detector sprinkler - is that the one you mean? I wonder how well it would work - I'd love to avoid fencing in my vegetable garden!
     
  3. Miltonchix

    Miltonchix Taking a Break

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    Thats the one!
    So far so good. And talk about entertaining!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    I hope I didn't scare them into NOT laying for a few days.
     

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