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  • How to Protect Calves from Coyotes: Non-Lethal Solutions

    Posted April 29, 2019

    Calf Predators Are a Fact of Life

    Coyotes target calves as easy prey. In a 2011 NASS report, predators cost Kansas producers about 800 cows and 3900 calves with a value of $2.2 million. While this illustrates the high cost of predation, it also points out the extreme vulnerability… learn more »

  • How to Deter Hawks from Chickens

    Posted April 17, 2019

    Hawks are predatory birds that hunt during the day when chickens are running around, scratching and pecking as they forage for seeds, insects and worms. With its keen eyesight, a hungry hawk can perch high in a tree where your chickens may not even know it’s there until it… learn more »

  • How to Keep Coyote Away with Nite Guard Solar

    Posted April 8, 2019

    If you live in Orange County, and have coyote problems, the predator deterrent experts at Nite Guard have the solution for you.

    Orange County has an active coyote population, which unfortunately places people and family pets at risk of dangerous, life-threatening encounters with these animals. And oftentimes, these… learn more »

  • Top Benefits of Using Nite Guard Solar in the Winter

    Posted October 6, 2018

    While you and your family are tucked away warm in your house during the winter, life goes on for wildlife in your area. For many, things become a bit slower as animals burrow in for the cold nights. For others, it’s important to hunt more actively than in summer,… learn more »

  • How to Protect Beehives from Bear, Raccoon & Skunk

    Posted October 2, 2018

    Beehives draw an amazing variety of inquisitive and aggressive visitors. Depending on where you live, your apiary could be the target of skunks, raccoons or even bears seeking the insects and their offspring and the delicious sweet product. If you’re facing some of these critters, count yourself still lucky;… learn more »

  • How to Tell if a Coyote Killed Your Chickens, Livestock, Pets

    Posted October 1, 2018

    Have your pets or livestock or chickens been mysteriously disappearing? Are they showing up with inexplicable wounds? Are you finding signs that point to struggle? Or are you finding cryptic remains that leave you frustrated?

    Closure is important to humans, especially with animals we’ve raised or with whom we’ve… learn more »

  • Find Out How You Can Keep Skunks Away from Your House

    Posted September 21, 2018

    Apart from their strong stench, skunks pose little threat. However, if they get upset, they can spray you, your children, your pets, or your home. And removing that odor can be challenging.

    On top of that, skunks also like to dig in your yard and garden, which can result… learn more »

  • What to Do If Coyotes Are Near Your House

    Posted September 5, 2018

    One afternoon, Mary looked out her window and noticed coyotes coming close to her house. She became afraid because her young children and smaller dogs (three Westies) could often be found playing in her home’s sunny yard.

    Since Mary first saw the coyotes, she has been nervous about letting… learn more »

  • Will a Coyote Attack My Dog? Learn How to Protect Pets from Coyotes in Urban Areas

    Posted June 19, 2018

    There are many advantages to living in a rural or semi-rural area. Plenty of space, starlight on cool summer nights and crickets and cicadas on the breeze. Another familiar noise for rural residents is the coyote call.
    In today’s changing world, coyotes have become bolder, venturing into towns… learn more »

  • How to Keep Raccoons out of Your Garden

    Posted June 4, 2018

    Hungry and mischievous raccoons are getting into your garden, feasting on the literal fruits and vegetables of your labor. Find out how to keep raccoons out of your garden below. These simple tips, some that use materials you have around the house, will get to work protecting your garden immediately.… learn more »