Scarecrow Sprinkler

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by strangenames, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. strangenames

    strangenames New Egg

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    I'm looking for a way to keep my chickens from digging up my grass. I have an area where I don't mind if they dig and was trying to avoid fencing it in. Has anyone had any experience with the scarecrow sprinkler system?
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    First off, welcome to BYC....

    I've never heard of it.

    Does it turn on if they step on the grass??? [​IMG]
     
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  3. suebee

    suebee Speaks Silkie Fluently

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    I have one. I bought it years ago to prevent my pygmy goats from going in the garden. It worked great!
    I used it again to keep neighbor chickens out of my yard. Worked great until they found a new way to come over.
    Anyway, I love my scarecrow. Bought for $50 about 10 years ago.
     
  4. strangenames

    strangenames New Egg

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    It has an infrared sensor that activates the sprinkler when something comes near. Supposedly it works up to 35 feet. There are videos on youtube.
     
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  5. LoreenH

    LoreenH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My DH asked if it would work with ducks in keeping them off the deck....I just laughed!!
     
  6. suebee

    suebee Speaks Silkie Fluently

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    [​IMG]
     
  7. Joyryder

    Joyryder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gee, and I only thought it would make a good Halloween prank!
     
  8. suebee

    suebee Speaks Silkie Fluently

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    Quote:Oh, what a great idea! [​IMG]
     

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