Fake owls ..do they help?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Lu King, Apr 18, 2009.

  1. Lu King

    Lu King Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone used one of these fake owls that the head moves around? I am thinking about buying one, but I want other opinions first.
     
  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
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    I have heard some claim they work and some that claim they dont. But the owls with the moving head is susposed to work the best.
     
  3. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

    Nov 6, 2008
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    So far mine has been working.
    I move it several times a day to make it seem realistic.
     
  4. Lu King

    Lu King Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does your fake owl keep out other owls, hawks and eagles? We have all three.
     
  5. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found my young Black Spanish tom pleasuring himself with my owl decoy a couple of days ago. I guess it works for that. [​IMG]
     
  6. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    I've heard that aluminum pie plates work good.Tie them to a string and let the wind blow them around,and hopefully no flying predators will come.I believe I heard it was something about the sun reflecting of the aluminum that scares them off.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  7. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    From what I understand things like this (owls, plates, CDs, etc.) work at first, but birds, like many other animals, figure out after a while that the thing isn't alive and/or attacking them and then they just ignore it.
     

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