I am amazed, I can’t believe it, but it works (so far!!)
I have had a lot of sparrows in my chicken yard. They are even getting into the chicken house, and I’m like a crazy woman in there wielding a broom to get them out! There are HUNDREDS of the little birds. The sparrows eat a lot of food, my girls like to dine on organic feed, scratch grain and meal worms, not what I want to be feeding to a huge flock of sparrows. I’m also concerned about wild birds spreading diseases to my girls. Another thing that really made me want to find a way to get rid of the sparrows, I have a very large pyracantha shrub in their run (yes their chicken run has numerous shrubs and even rose bushes). Last year the wild birds ate ALL the little green berries that were to be beautiful orange berries in the fall. This year my bush was again loaded with lots of berries, only to be devoured again, ENOUGH!
I Googled “how to get rid of wild birds in your chicken run”. It was good to know that I’m not the only one having problems with unwanted birds. The solution……..
Hang CD’s in the chicken run. What? It actually works!!
This spring we had netting installed over the run to protect the girls from a hawk. The perfect way to hang CD’s throughout the run.
It’s been 2 days and there has not been any wild birds in the chicken run or even sitting in the trees or on the fence. I hope it keeps working!!