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PostPosted: Wed May 07, 2014 4:32 pm    Post subject: bear controll Reply with quote

I'm looking for a 360 degree night time only noisy alarm to keep bears away from my hives...any help out there. Thanks
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 1:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Livestock Guard Dogs are loud at night and will convince predators there are easier meals elsewhere. They don't really eat much even though they are large because they tend to sleep all day unless there is trouble.

Someone keep a hive on my property for 3 years and it was his only hive not attacked by bears.

Your other options are to place the hive out of reach or use electric fencing though the bears need to be trained to know to stay away.
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