Marysmyth2011 Registered User
#1

I have a shed with 100 head in it.
How do I keep the birds out of it ?

#2

Marysmyth2011 said:
I have a shed with 100 head in it.
How do I keep the birds out of it ?


Cover charge is the way to go -

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severeoversteer Registered User
#3

feed the meal in the evening at say 7 o clock

you wont have a fraction of the crows

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MickeyShtyles Registered User
#4

Hang a few cds.....

blue5000 Moderator
#5

Have a lie in every morning and let the neighbours feed the crows first, you feed yours after it gets dark.

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orm0nd Registered User
#6

we had the same problems
shot 2 and hung them in the doorway , not a bird to be seen , over 2 weeks now
(maybe they're gone to op's farm )

severeoversteer Registered User
#7

orm0nd said:
we had the same problems
shot 2 and hung them in the doorway , not a bird to be seen , over 2 weeks now
(maybe they're gone to op's farm )


only works for so long

eventually they will start coming into shed no matter how many crows you hang up

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AP2014 Banned
#8

Marysmyth2011 said:
I have a shed with 100 head in it.
How do I keep the birds out of it ?


It's feckin cold...would ya not leave them in these nights and maybe throw in an extra handful or two of nuts for them...we all need to live.

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Farmer Pudsey Registered User
#9

I had the same issue. I do not live on the place but that seems not to matter. If you can feed ration before putting out silage it helps and brush it in. However I was feeding cattle for finishing and they were all over the place and had issue with them damaging bales as well.

This year stores are on silage only except for about 17 of them and had only a few older bullocks to finish. I feed the few finishers on arrival in the evening and then the store. Start feeding silage and brush in last of ration into side of silage to finishers. Still a few around but it is 10 rather than 110. Even the smaller have f@@ked off

Count Mondego Registered User
#10

I wouldn't mind them coming into the shed and eating a few loose nuts, but the dirty bast@ards have to make about 50 shytes over the blocks of silage. For that reason alone, they deserve the lead.

#11

Tried shooting ,its addictive but futile
Tried a bird scarer , useless
Tried fluttering tape, useless
Tried an artificial hawk, worked for a couple of days
Final solution.

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just do it Registered User
#12

tim04750 said:
Tried shooting ,its addictive but futile
Tried a bird scarer , useless
Tried fluttering tape, useless
Tried an artificial hawk, worked for a couple of days
Final solution.


Seems drastic but having them at the moment I can see why you'd go to the effort. Does the odd one sneak in little gaps?

greysides Moderator
#13

tim04750 said:
Tried shooting ,its addictive but futile
Tried a bird scarer , useless
Tried fluttering tape, useless
Tried an artificial hawk, worked for a couple of days
Final solution.


I hope they don't think of walking in.

GY A1 Registered User
#14

there not as bad or as many in the shed here this year

#15

just do it said:
Seems drastic but having them at the moment I can see why you'd go to the effort. Does the odd one sneak in little gaps?


The place was destroyed with them and the stink of them, lot of tillage and tall trees in surrounding area , doors knocked up in an afternoon ,1" box and a bit of chicken wire held with cable ties, problem over, they never go under and better still there is another door into the same shed just as wide 24 feet to the left and they never go in there, up 6 months now. Cattle being fed in the shed almost all year.

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