Predator Deterrents

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by CoachSully44, Mar 24, 2018.

  1. CoachSully44

    CoachSully44 In the Brooder

    Anybody have any experience with these or similar predator repellents? They received 28 reviews on Amazon and every one was 5 star... seems too good to be true.
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  2. Trish1974

    Trish1974 Araucana enthusiast

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    I have 2 Night Guards (same product different name) at the front of my barn to keep out raccoons. I reposition them once a week so they don't get used to them. I've seen raccoons (through the security camera) come up to the barn door and arch up like a cat when they see the lights, then run off. But on the other hand when I had them outside I saw a possum walk right up to one and sniff it. I would NOT use them as my only line of defense.
     
  3. CoachSully44

    CoachSully44 In the Brooder

    Thanks Trish. I will have a lockable coop inside a lockable 10’x10’ enclosed cage run as primary night time defense
     
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  4. I would also recommend wiring on and burring chicken wire or hardwire cloth about a foot deep around your pen, It will help a lot to keep digging predators out. Hope this helps!
     

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