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Old 02-13-2020, 10:34 AM   #1
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I'm looking for hog deterrent options for my parent's. Their back yard has been devastated again last night from pigs coming out of SHNF. Going to try a solar powered motion-sensing strobe with 129 decibel alarm and see if that helps.



Has anyone had experience with the ultrasonic type animal repellers and know if they might work with hogs?

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Old 02-13-2020, 10:36 AM   #2
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Hot wire works if it just for the yard
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Old 02-13-2020, 10:36 AM   #3
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Old 02-13-2020, 10:38 AM   #4
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I was also gonna suggest an electric wire for the yard.
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Old 02-13-2020, 10:38 AM   #5
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Easiest thing would be for them to treat their yard for grubs.
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Old 02-13-2020, 10:47 AM   #6
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Old 02-13-2020, 10:53 AM   #7
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Shotgun with buckshot.
My brother killed 4 out of 5 shots and no telling how many hit.
They haven't been back since!!!
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Old 02-13-2020, 10:54 AM   #9
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A tethered dog.

A motion activated sprinkler.
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Old 02-13-2020, 11:02 AM   #10
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This is a neighborhood so houses on both sides. That's SAM on the backyard boundary. Shooting would be fun but not a lasting solution. The strobe/alarm has been ordered and is going to be installed on a short post out by that sago.
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Old 02-13-2020, 11:08 AM   #11
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A hot wire can be done pretty cheap and easy, about 6"-8" off the ground...they do not like getting buzzed in the snout!
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Old 02-13-2020, 11:08 AM   #12
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Old 02-13-2020, 11:08 AM   #13
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I'm looking for hog deterrent options for my parent's. Their back yard has been devastated again last night from pigs coming out of SHNF. Going to try a solar powered motion-sensing strobe with 129 decibel alarm and see if that helps.



Has anyone had experience with the ultrasonic type animal repellers and know if they might work with hogs?

That close to the house just put a radio around there and they will stay away. Oh yes Hip Hop will scare them. Lol
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Old 02-13-2020, 11:09 AM   #14
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me,
I'm hog deterrent! call me. Have gun will travel.
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Old 02-13-2020, 11:22 AM   #15
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This is a neighborhood so houses on both sides. That's SAM on the backyard boundary. Shooting would be fun but not a lasting solution. The strobe/alarm has been ordered and is going to be installed on a short post out by that sago.
Just get with all the neighbors. If they tore his yard up, just a matter of time before they hit the neighbors, if haven't already. Get everybody on board, then blast away.
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Old 02-13-2020, 11:23 AM   #16
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Trap them and give them to a beggar at the intersection so they can sell them for drugs. Or to save time just buy the beggar drugs yourself.
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Old 02-13-2020, 11:26 AM   #17
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We have a pasture at city limit with house on it. It was getting wrecked!!! They installed some small black boxes with a blinking red light on them.... not sure what they are really. It’s worked 100% for last few months. Pigs are still heavy 30 yards away in neighboring field
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Old 02-13-2020, 11:34 AM   #18
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Copper is a good deterrent.
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Old 02-13-2020, 11:43 AM   #19
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Said they are called “smart eyes” or predator eyes”
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Old 02-13-2020, 11:47 AM   #20
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Old 02-13-2020, 11:48 AM   #21
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Motion sensor with a couple of spot lights
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Old 02-13-2020, 11:50 AM   #22
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A tethered dog.

A motion activated sprinkler.
I was going to suggest the motion activated sprinkler as well. They have done wonders on keeping deer out of my wife's gardens.
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Old 02-13-2020, 11:51 AM   #23
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We have a pasture at city limit with house on it. It was getting wrecked!!! They installed some small black boxes with a blinking red light on them.... not sure what they are really. It’s worked 100% for last few months. Pigs are still heavy 30 yards away in neighboring field
Interesting! I would like some more information on these boxes.

Just saw your post calling them “smart eyes” or predator eyes”
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Old 02-13-2020, 12:00 PM   #24
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Old 02-13-2020, 12:01 PM   #25
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Try cement and yellow
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Old 02-13-2020, 12:02 PM   #26
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Old 02-13-2020, 12:18 PM   #27
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Iíve never measured them but they look 30-40 yards apart around their 10-12 acres. Worked so far!
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Old 02-13-2020, 12:46 PM   #28
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Electric fence would be a continuing project, but should be effective.
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Old 02-13-2020, 12:49 PM   #29
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hog wire fence. its the only thing that has kept them out of my neighbors yards....
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Old 02-13-2020, 12:50 PM   #30
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Spot light on a 5'x 5' picture of Nancy Pelosi
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Old 02-13-2020, 12:59 PM   #31
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Spot light on a 5'x 5' picture of Nancy Pelosi
But then what will he do with a yard full of homeless people?
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Old 02-13-2020, 01:03 PM   #32
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Pretty sure that pic would bring them in from miles around.
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Old 02-13-2020, 01:08 PM   #33
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Hot wire
Motion sensor connected to a radio.
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Old 02-13-2020, 01:11 PM   #34
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hog wire fence. its the only thing that has kept them out of my neighbors yards....
I fenced mine 10 years ago, havenít been hit since. Iíve killed several over the fence but they ainít coming inside.
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Old 02-13-2020, 01:16 PM   #35
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I fenced mine 10 years ago, havenít been hit since. Iíve killed several over the fence but they ainít coming inside.
Are you saying that walls... around a border will keep out unwanted entry of things that cause damage?

Makes no sense at all.

Feed them and house them, they are only wanting to help break up the soil for future garden site.
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Are you saying that walls... around a border will keep out unwanted entry of things that cause damage?

Makes no sense at all.

Feed them and house them, they are only wanting to help break up the soil for future garden site.
They are undocumented domesticated show hogs.
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Old 02-13-2020, 02:17 PM   #37
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Old 02-13-2020, 02:38 PM   #38
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Copper is a good deterrent.
Not for meth heads
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Old 02-13-2020, 02:46 PM   #39
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We had a hog problem and the only thing that worked 100% was a fence.
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Old 02-13-2020, 02:48 PM   #40
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Fishndude is a good hog deterrent.
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Old 02-13-2020, 02:57 PM   #41
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We have a pasture at city limit with house on it. It was getting wrecked!!! They installed some small black boxes with a blinking red light on them.... not sure what they are really. Itís worked 100% for last few months. Pigs are still heavy 30 yards away in neighboring field
These are called Predator Night Eyes, didn't know if they would work on hogs, but we use them around to keep critters out of the chickens and goats. They work better if you'll space them and then roatate according mfr recommendations.
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"Yessir, my boy Raymond was in the back of yer house there pullin' the weeds and waterin' the flowers and such. He stepped in a pig hole and tore his big toe up somethin' fierce and it cost me and his momma about $20 at the walmart buyin' a roll of ace bandages and a case of popsicles to make a splint."
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These are called Predator Night Eyes, didn't know if they would work on hogs, but we use them around to keep critters out of the chickens and goats. They work better if you'll space them and then roatate according mfr recommendations.
They installed specific for hogs as a test for ag extension. So far so good
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They installed specific for hogs as a test for ag extension. So far so good
Hope they make it out into the world!
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Old 02-14-2020, 07:43 AM   #45
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Old 02-14-2020, 08:05 AM   #46
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These are called Predator Night Eyes, didn't know if they would work on hogs, but we use them around to keep critters out of the chickens and goats. They work better if you'll space them and then roatate according mfr recommendations.
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Old 02-14-2020, 09:29 AM   #48
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Hogs were back last night at 11pm. Parents (in their 80s) banged on the bedroom window and the whole sounder took of into the forest. Strobe/alarm should be there today. Fingers crossed
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Old 02-14-2020, 09:49 AM   #49
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I'd expect them to get accustomed to any lights or noises and over time, they'll be back.

A wire fabric fence will be your best bet.
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I ran 2 strands of hot wire for my elderly neighbor. The first strand is about 8" off the ground and the second strand is about 6" higher. The first night, she said she heard a scream like a child and opened the door but didn't see anything. Hog problem stopped. And the wires are low enough she can easily step over them.

Funny story - I told her to explain to her kids (who are in their 50's and 60's) to not touch the wire because it was enough charge for 30 miles. It would knock you off your feet - literally experienced it by accident. Her oldest son didn't believe her and thought he was on the opposite end of the wire from the charger so he DELIBERATELY touched it with his hand! He said he couldn't feel his should for 2 weeks! I hadn't laughed that hard in a long, long time!
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