Hawk protection? LOL!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by chickenchick65, Jul 24, 2011.

  1. chickenchick65

    chickenchick65 New Egg

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    I let my ladies out this morning to free range, including my lame one. As I was coming back to the house, I heard two hawks yelling to each other (free lunch???). I was horrified, but I had to go out! I didn't want to leave my lady to be eaten - what to do?? So I stuffed my son's clothes and added a stuffed animal and Viola! - A MONKEY SCARECROW!! [​IMG]

    And all my ladies are still safe!!
     
  2. txreddirtgirl

    txreddirtgirl Out Of The Brooder

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    love it!!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. buckabucka

    buckabucka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ha! Don't forget to move him around once in a while. A banana might be nice, too.
     
  4. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

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    Cute idea!
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Move "him" from place to place so that the hawks do not figure out your ruse.
     
  6. ladyride

    ladyride Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I almost fell out of my chair laughing too cute [​IMG] [​IMG] but move him around for max benefit . [​IMG]
     
  7. m4bowman

    m4bowman New Egg

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    Great idea! I might try it. I have a hawk nest with a mating pair and offspring in the trees behind my house. They hunt my RIR regularly. I just had to keep them penned up the last week because I coouldn't find a solution!
     

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