Predator Guard

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Black Jack
Posts: 85
Joined: Mon May 06, 2019 4:37 pm
Location: NC

Have several pics i would like to share. I have saved my colony many times over from this coon.
Black Jack
Posts: 85
Joined: Mon May 06, 2019 4:37 pm
Location: NC

Tried to post pic but JPG to big.
Black Jack
Posts: 85
Joined: Mon May 06, 2019 4:37 pm
Location: NC

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Black Jack
Posts: 85
Joined: Mon May 06, 2019 4:37 pm
Location: NC

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flyin-lowe
Posts: 2965
Joined: Wed Mar 29, 2006 8:49 am
Location: Indiana/Henry Co.

Looks like it's working, how high is the top of it from the ground? The recommended height is at least 48 inches as some animals could jump up that high and I have seen pictures of longer rat snakes reaching there head up to the top of a guard that is too low and able to bypass it. I remember being at Disney World and they have large predator guards shaped like yours but they were less then two feet off the ground, anything could have gotten up them.
2020 Currently 42 nest, 110 babies, 64 eggs left to hatch(6-22-20) HOSP count-8
2019- 31 Pair over 100 fledged
2018- 15 pair last count 49 fledged
2017 3 SY pair nested, 12 eggs total, fledged 10. 4 additional SY's stayed all summer but never paired/nested.
2016 1 pair fledged 4
2015 Visitors
2014 Visitors
2013 Moved 6 miles away, 1 pair fledged 2.
2012 30 pair fledged 100.
2011 12 pair (11 that nested), 43 fledged.
2010 5 pair, 21 eggs, 16 hatched, 14 fledged.
Black Jack
Posts: 85
Joined: Mon May 06, 2019 4:37 pm
Location: NC

It is 4FT at the top. Pus i have netting over top of the guard. Next year i am going to raise it up a bit higher.
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