What I use to keep away Hawks and others pests

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by roachman, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. roachman

    roachman Out Of The Brooder

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    A friend of mine who keeps about 150 chickens told me about these unique wind spinners. He uses them keep away the Hawks on his land. He used to lose 2 to 5 chickens a week before he got them. He has 5 Great Horn Owl Spinners. Since he put them up Hawks 0 Chickens 1. They worked for him so I decided to give them a try. I bought a Barn Owl and as a result I have no more hawks!!!

    Click the link to see my barn owl in action. The other one just makes me laugh.
    http://s1134.photobucket.com/albums/m606/roachmanwillis/?action=view&current=VIDEO0023.mp4


    http://s1134.photobucket.com/albums/m606/roachmanwillis/?action=view&current=VIDEO0024.mp4


    Here is the web site where I got them www.kiteandwind.com
     
  2. chi-rn

    chi-rn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a bicycle one of these in my yard. They are cute. I have something called "Scary Eyes", which is basically a big blown-up balloon with huge eyes on 4 sides. Ad said it would to scare away birds from under carport so they don't poop on car. NOT...... [​IMG]
     
  3. lambchicks

    lambchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, I love the skeleton.
     
  4. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    May I ask if your chickens come out with that in the yard? [​IMG] Seriously, did it take them time to get used to it?
     
  5. roachman

    roachman Out Of The Brooder

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    When I put them up the chickens came running to me like they always do.. They looked at them and made clucking sounds. They soon went on their rounds in the yard. They also chased the shadows of the spinners on the ground when they spun around. Yesterday a Hawk come by took one look at the Owl and once it started to spin it took off [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    so they could free range safely??? that would be such a blessing!
     
  7. roachman

    roachman Out Of The Brooder

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    sure can they are out at 5am back inside at dusk [​IMG]
     
  8. LadyBantam

    LadyBantam Out Of The Brooder

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    I love the skelton ! Most of all I love Hawks 0 Chickens 1 [​IMG]
     
  9. MEchickenfarmer33

    MEchickenfarmer33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hanging up cds that flash in the sun can keep them away ive heard
     

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