This is crazy but I hate reading about hawks killing our pets

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by 7L Farm, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I read about people putting fishing line everywhere, hanging up Cd's, radio's blaring you name it. Well, I know for a fact that crows will chase hawks away. Here's where I'm going with this. You can buy plastic fake crows & owls as well. Then buy a CD of a crow & hawk fight. My son had purchased the plastic crows & I had an owl already. They were sitting in the barn so I placed them around my garden one day. I have an old cassette I need to find the tape & try this. I do know that if there's any crows around you will attract them. [​IMG] I know my garden looks terrible but it's been over a hundred for weeks.
     
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I purposely throw scratch out in my yard for the crows. Them eating a little feed sure beats the hawks snacking on my chickens. They do a good job of earning their keep- I have lost a chicken to a hawk since I started feeding them [​IMG]
     
  3. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    I feed a flock of crows at the base of a tree in my woodline just past my coop...every hawk that has come anywhee near here gets a tree full of crow attacking it and chasing it off.
     

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