Ideal's predator light? Anyone use??

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by tororider, Feb 9, 2008.

  1. tororider

    tororider Songster

    Feb 6, 2008
    Southeast MI
    I saw on Ideal's website that they have a "predator light". Has anyone bought or tried this? What is the thought or idea behind it? Thanks.
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    I looked at the link the good people from Ideal gave me when I asked for more info. on the light. Sounds great, if it indeed works. Problem is, buying more than one would be an extravagence for me and from what I read, you would need more than 1 for good protection.
  3. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    what does the predator light do? is it like a flood light? Cause if it is why not buy a flood light?
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    I bumped Ideal's post about ordering your spring poultry up to page 1 of the buy-sell-trade-giveaway category so you could read about the predator light (on page 9 of that thread). Trying to bring the link over here didn't work.

    It's basically a solar powered light that has a red 'eye' that flashes. Supposedly predators will see that eye as another predator and will stay away.
  5. Quote:So maybe we could mount two smoke detectors and the flashing lights on them would make predators think that another predator was already in residence? (I've been lying in bed staring at the one red flashing light on my smoke detector many times when I was unable to sleep!)

    Or maybe string up some holiday lights with a flasher...Change all of the bulbs to red and it will appear that there are multiple predators already in residence?
  6. seagullplayer

    seagullplayer In the Brooder

    Jan 3, 2008
    Southern Indiana
    I don't "know" that it does any good, but I keep a clock radio on in the barn all the time (country music [​IMG]). I don't set the time, so it flashed 12:00 in red all the time.
    It sets rather high on a rafter.

    The clock cost me $2 at a yard sale.

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