Hawk deterrent: Reflective tape. Any reviews?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by BaGAWK!!, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. BaGAWK!!

    BaGAWK!! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone used the reflective tape from Nite Guard to repel hawks? It's supposed to be super shiny like a mirror and make noise. I want to know how it works before I buy it.
     
  2. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Doubt it will work but if ya wanna try something like it get that prism tinsel like goes on the Christmas tree and see if that works, i know CD's worked for me when i needed and area protected i strung fishing line across and had them hanging down with fishing line, i place them every 5 foot and never had hawks try to get the young uns and when the sun was shinning i had one heck of a light show and even had a light show at night when they caught the light form my security lights that were in the distance looked like animal eyes all over the place. pretty cool looking
     
  3. BaGAWK!!

    BaGAWK!! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I might try your idea of fishing line and CDs hanging. Dang thing got a young buff dundotte guinea the other day, my only male! [​IMG] i am just so frustrated I could scream! In fact I have.

    Here is a link to the repellent tape im talking about. Anyone used it? Please say yes and that it's successful before I tear my hair out.. http://www.niteguard.com/pages/OtherProducts/
     
  4. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

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    I did fishing line with some red mylar ribbon taped on it here and there. CD's I placed shiney side up on some bamboo poles with a zip tie under it to hold it in place. The chickens made it through the summer without an attack or loss.

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    The chickens made it through the summer without an attack or loss.

    I didn't put up anything at all, and my chickens have made it for about 9 years without any losses, and only one failed attempt that I know of

    Providing the birds a place to hide has more effect than all those other gimmicks, and doesn't look tacky either​
     
  6. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:This is what i did but i hung cd's from fishing line off the lines going across but i strung mine up in the tress so it was much higher.I did catch a guinea or 2 when they got their wing hung in it but none were harmed just caught [​IMG]
     

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