Does the Nite Gaurd light work?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Arztwolf, Oct 3, 2016.

  1. Arztwolf

    Arztwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2014
    SW Texas
  2. Folly's place

    Folly's place True BYC Addict

    Sep 13, 2011
    southern Michigan
    There's a fair amount of negative feedback on these types of products. Predators are generally too smart to be frightened for very long. It's better to build a safer coop and run. Mary
  3. Birdydeb

    Birdydeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree. If they work at all it is only for a short period of time. I have had a bit more luck with motion sensored battery operated lights moved around to different spots at my coop. But most predators get acclimated to any of these lights and they cease to be any kind of deterrent if they were a deterrent to begin with. Best bet is a Fort Knox coop.
  4. Trish1974

    Trish1974 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 16, 2016
    North Central IN
    I bought some Nite Guards a few months back just for added measure. (I have a very safe coop; I'm just overly protective of my girls). So far there haven't been any signs of any visitors in the barn or to the run that is attached to their coop. However, I do move the lights around about every 2-3 nights as I've read that is recommended.
  5. FarmerTony

    FarmerTony Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 7, 2016
    Best bet is lots of cage traps. And hang the dead predators on the fence line as a deterrent to others.

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