Best Used For:Deer
A Unique, Wireless Solution To Destructive Deer
Havahart® Electronic Deer Repellent uses a unique, patented technology that gives deer a harmless, static shock to condition them to avoid your yard and leave your landscape intact. No need for unsightly and expensive fencing solutions that compromise your landscape - the Havahart® Electronic Deer Repellent works just like an electronic fence but without the wires, providing an unobtrusive, silent solution to destructive deer.
Lure Deer Away from Your Plants, and Train Them to Stay Away
This electronic solution works by taking advantage of a deer's heightened sensitivity to smell, attracting deer to the individual repelling posts with an irresistibly sweet acorn scented lure inside of an azalea-colored casing. When the curious deer contacts the post, the Electronic Deer Repellent delivers a mild static shock, startling the deer and herding the animal away from your property.
Posts are Easy to Install and Relocate, Keeping Deer on Their Toes
Proper stake placement is KEY! Posts should be positioned around deer entries, paths, and around plants they are most likely to encounter with the goal of forcing deer interaction with the unit. After deer have been conditioned to avoid certain areas of your property, the units can be moved to protect newly emerging plants or to protect new entryways. And because the batteries last up to 1 year, the product is virtually maintenance-free. Just reapply the powerful acorn scented lure weekly for best results.
Correct Just One Deer, and Repel the Entire Herd
Deer are known to travel in groups and will communicate with one another when they locate food or sense danger. In most cases, all you need is for one deer to touch the deer-repelling stake, and the entire herd will receive the message to stay away.
Harmless for Them, with Safety Features to Protect You
These electronic repellent posts are both safe for the target animal and for accidental contact. The current produced by this electronic deer repeller has a very low amperage and lasts only a few milliseconds. The voltage range for this product is approximately 300 volts, and it recharges itself slowly, so there is no possibility of a continuous shock to an individual. Finally, the lure holder, which also holds the electrodes, is colored red - which attracts deer and also gives awareness and caution to the shock area.2-Year Manufacturer's Warranty
As the recognized brand leader in nuisance animal control, Havahart® is committed to making customer satisfaction our number one priority. Your Electronic Deer Repellent is covered under a 2-year warranty. If for any reason you have any issues with your Electronic Deer Repellent during that time, please call us at (855) 542-8242 so we can assist you.One whole growing season
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Electronic Deer Repellent Model # 5250 Warranty 2 Year Limited Warranty Coverage Area 1,200 sq ft Single Unit Specs Weight 2 lb Batteries 2 AA (not included) Average Battery Life 1 Year Static Shock 300 volts Box Dimensions 4" x 4" x 18" Contents
- 3 Repelling Stakes
- 1 Bottle Rickard's White Acorn Deer Lure
- Cotton Balls
- 1 Instruction Manual
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
Review RateNot noticible
The device doesn’t work. The discharge is hardly noticeableResponse From Havahart®Kathryn : Consumer Relations Representative
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Review Rateelectronic deer repelant
The electronic deer stakes have been working well in my yard. Last year at this time all my vegetation was chewed to the ground. I now have a full yard of greenery this year and my yard looks good.
Review RateTERRIBLE, FALSE ADVERTISING
OMG I THOUGHT THIS WAS SUCH A GOOD IDEA THAT i PURCHASED 24 OF THESE. DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY, THEY DID NOTHING TO REPEL DEER AND I AM JUST OUT THE MONEY.Response From Havahart®Patty : Consumer Relations Representative
We apologize for this experience and would like the opportunity to learn more.
For best results, placing the units around deer entries, paths, and around plants they are most likely to encounter will force deer interaction with the unit. After deer have been conditioned to avoid certain areas of your property, we recommend moving the units around occasionally.
This product is covered by a 2-year warranty. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) for additional assistance.
Review RateNon functional
I installed them about 12 days ago and the deer come, sniff, and walk away..... I "tested" each unit with my finger and of the 9 installed, only 2 provided a "shock". I changed out batteries and re tested with same non shock event. Very unhappy.Response From Havahart®Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative
After assembling the units, it will take approximately 45 minutes for the spikes to fully charge. How long were the units charged before they were tested? We recommend visually inspecting the electrode wires to make sure the inside pair are not contacting the outside pair of wires. If they are touching, gently adjust them away from each other until there is a small gap between them in all areas.
We apologize for this experience and would like to learn more about what occurred. For further troubleshooting assistance, please feel free to contact us directly. Our Consumer Relations Team can be reached at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242).
Review RateDidn't work.
Unfortunately, these did nothing to scare away the deer at our house. I bought six, tested them regularly, moved them around, used them in conjunction with fishing line and various spray repellent--all to no avail. The deer were not scared. We had to the install a fence.Response From Havahart®Patty : Consumer Relations Representative
We appreciate the time taken to provide this feedback and apologize for the experience. This product is covered by a 30-day satisfaction guarantee and a two year replacement warranty. Please give our Consumer Relations Team a call at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) so we can better understand the situation and provide assistance.
Review RateThey work better than anything else I have used.
I have about 40 of the Havahart electronic deer stakes. Our 1/3rd acre yard and flower garden was featured in the Wichita KS Master Gardener's annual tour last year so keeping the deer out is important. We are located next to a wildlife refuge and with no fence we have to be creative. Maybe because of our large deer population I find that every plant and every shrub I want to protected must have an electronic stake. Staking only the deer entry points does not solve the problem. I have them at entry points and wherever plants are that deer eat. They are effective but each planting bed needs 1 to 3 of the posts. Rain and lawn watering discharges them and washes off the scent. They will recharge after a rain but need new scent applied. Even without rain I re-scent at least once a week. One issue I have found and need to solve is some of the electronic stakes get water into the electronic head. The plastic weld seams or moisture wicking is causing water to get into the heads. Once wet inside some don't work again.
Review RateGreat Concept
Great concept. Bought 3 and they worked for a while. Two cracked where the plastic top meets the aluminum base. One lost ability to hold the charge. Could be that the deer broke the stick when they didn't get shocked.Response From Havahart®Patty : Consumer Relations Representative
We appreciate the time taken to provide this feedback and apologize for the experience.
This product is covered by a two-year warranty. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) so we can learn more and provide assistance.
Review Ratewont buy again
plastic cracks,dint work after one season,cant get it to shock anymore,disappointed,also wont work after it rains.Response From Havahart®Patty : Consumer Relations Representative
Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) for additional assistance. This product is covered by a two-year replacement warranty. We look forward to the opportunity to make this right.
Review Ratepoor quality of the plastic posts
good idea but very bad design and quality. lots of cracks and breaks. water accumulates inside so need to change batteries very frequently. disappointed overallResponse From Havahart®Patty : Consumer Relations Representative
We apologize for this experience and would like the opportunity to learn more.
This product is covered by a 30-day return policy and a two-year replacement warranty. Please give our Consumer Relations Team a call at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) so we can better understand the situation and make this right.
Review RateHavahart dud
We have tried everything to keep the deer away. I am disappointed with reports concerning the poor design and ineffectiveness of the Havahart device. "Of the 9 electronic deer repellents I purchased, only 1 was working." "The doe backed up about 8 feet, walked around the stake and went into the orchard and started nibbling on the leaves of the trees." "Did not anticipate that rain will discharge battery fast. Our deer were not really attracted by the scent of lure." "It shocked one deer one time which I believe was an accident because the deer were not attracted to the acorn scent. After checking all of the units about 10 days later none of them would work. Very disappointing." "Half did not develop a charge and the only way to test them is touching the loop and get shocked if it is charged and nothing if not functional. Switched batteries, with no positive results in most cases. Product needs an external indicator of charge - perhaps an LED for low voltage draw illuminated when full charge is reached." Havahart responses to these posts were not encouraging.Response From Havahart®Lauren : Consumer Relations Representative
Thank you for taking the time to share these concerns. We apologize for this experience and would like to learn more about what occurred when using these repellents.
Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) for troubleshooting assistance.