Owl Decoy to scare Hawks?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by aart, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Someone gave me an bobble headed owl decoy to scare off the hawks when I get chickens this spring.

    Wonders if this would work.....or would the hens/rooster be scared of it, cause owls are chook eaters too?

    I have my doubts, just wonder what others think or have experienced.
     
  2. Inkheart

    Inkheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have not used one myself but have heard of people having success with it - curious to see if anyone else chimes in
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Me too!
     
  4. dracoe19

    dracoe19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a owl decoy that I use. It works pretty well. Best thing to do is move it everyday to a different spot. It seems more real to other animals since it isn't stationary. My chickens don't even register it being there lol. It is not a sure thing to deter hawks but it definitely helps!
     

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