These black birds seem to go hand-in-hand with evil whenever they are brought up. Finding one is unsettling, but they become truly worrisome when they are attacking your crops. Ravens are very intelligent birds, so pushing them from your crops will not be easy. That’s why we broke down a list of tactics to help you defend your crops.
Build A Raven Barrier
Ravens are smart, but they can be stopped with a good barrier. If you are crafty, there are plenty of raven or crow traps you can DIY. They also learn from experience, so you may only have one chance to trap them, so good luck.
Scare Them Away With Noises
When it comes to scaring ravens with noise, windchimes won’t cut it. You’ll have to run a speaker and a CD player from your home to your crops. Your choice from this point is what recording to utilize. Your options include, but are not limited to:
- Raven Predator Noises: Playing the sounds of their predators, such as a cat. This will scare them away from the area.
- Distress Signals: You can buy recordings of raven distress signals. This will be unwelcoming to any near-by ravens.
- Loud Noises: Ravens will stay away from any form of scary/loud noise, but only for a short period of time, and more.
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Set Up A Motion Detecting Sprinkler
These sprinklers will monitor its surrounding area and spray at whatever moves. This is great for startling ravens and keeping them off your crops. However, many of these sprinklers can’t tell between a raven and a human, so make sure you warn visitors that go near it.
Protect Your Crops With Avian Control
Avian Control is a liquid bird repellent and product from Avian Enterprises. Avian Control is easy to apply and each treatment lasts about two weeks outdoors. It’s EPA-registered and gentle enough to use around your crops, family and pets. Shop now or contact us at 888.868.1982 for more information to help keep your ravens away.