garden at leereich.com
Mon May 7 05:44:26 EDT 2007
In speaking with wildlife specialists at Cornell during development
of my product, I was told that deer do not respond to ultrasound.
There's a lot of ultrasound products available touted as repelling a
variety of creatures; many are ineffective,
Deerchaser was tested by me and by the big game specialist with the
NY State Dept of Environment Conservation and found to be quite
Lee Reich, PhD
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On May 7, 2007, at 2:11 AM, Claude Jolicoeur wrote:
> A 23:23 07.05.03 -0400, vous avez écrit :
> Check out a product called Deerchaser on the internet. It uses only
> a 6
> volt light and a radio set to very low volume coupled with a motion
> detector to scare away deer, protecting an area of about 625 square
> It can protect a larger area by preventing deer from traveling along a
> pathway. (Full disclosure: I am the developer of the product which
> onto the market this spring after more than ten years of effort.)
> Hélène and Lee,
> In 2002, I bought a very similar device from Gemplers, was called
> Yard Contro+", which consisted in an enclosure with a motion
> detector, a
> strobe light and an untrasonic emitter (ajustable 8 - 50 kHz), and
> by 4 D size batteries. The motion detector is claimed to have enough
> sensitivity to cover an area of 30 feet diameter. The exact device
> I bought
> is not available anymore at Gemplers, but a Google search gave many
> to other retailers. See, for example:
> At the time, I bought 3 of these to repel bears which had the bad
> habit of
> climbing in the apple trees and ripping all the nice fully loaded
> leaving the tree in a pretty lamentable shape. It seems it worked
> well as my trees didn't have to suffer damage from bears since.
> Now, for
> the last couple of years, deers have started to visit me, but I didn't
> really test the repeller with them yet.
> Lee, I would be interested to know if there are major differences
> the Yard Contro+ and the Deerchaser you worked on. Or are the 2
> just 2 competitors?
> Claude Jolicoeur
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