Keeping Away Hawks?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Frindizzle, Sep 12, 2015.

  1. pfields

    pfields Chillin' With My Peeps

    We tried hanging yellow ribbons from lines and that didn't work, then we hung cds from a line all the way across the yard and that didn't work either, so we bought a big roll of the netting. It's really easy to work with.
     
  2. dan26552

    dan26552 Flock Master

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    Some bright some dull. We crisscrossed them
     
  3. beginnergirl

    beginnergirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of netting did you use and where did you attach it? Does it need to be like a run where the netting is attached to the ground?
     
  4. pfields

    pfields Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm looking for the site where we bought it. We got it months ago and are just now putting it up.
     
  5. pfields

    pfields Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm not sure but I think we bought it from here: http://www.absolutebirdcontrol.com/products/bird-netting/conf-garden-bird-netting. The cable (wire) that my husband ran to hold it is a wire covered in vinyl. Ours is not attached to the ground. We ran wire from the top of the patio cover across the yard to the trees, then we pulled the netting over the cables from the opposite direction and attached it to the chain link fence. I'll try to take a picture tomorrow so you can see how we put it up. We have more to hang but the rain all this week as kept us inside.
     
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  6. beginnergirl

    beginnergirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! Pictures of the netting install would be great. I would consider leaving my 3 pullets out more if I didn't need to be out with them.
     
  7. pfields

    pfields Chillin' With My Peeps

    Here's some pictures of the netting. We're still not through putting it up.
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    Here's where it's attached to the fence. It runs over the cables and down to the fence on the other side of the yard.

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    Here you can see the other side where it attaches to the fence. You can see where he attached the cable to the patio cover.

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    In this picture I attached it to the coop porch and then ran it over the cables to the fence. The trees presented a problem so we did the best we could.
     
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  8. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    I cannot do such because leaves and freezing rain. Lets see how time test the netting approach.
     
  9. beginnergirl

    beginnergirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. beginnergirl

    beginnergirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!!! This is so helpful. I tried to post a reply earlier put my reply disappeared. I would like to try this for part of my yard.
     

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