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 RateTake strategy to use and rain interferes with that
Did not anticipate that rain will discharge battery fast. Our deer were not really attracted by the scent of lure. Otherwise is a great concept.... will try it again in late winter when deer are really hungry and threaten our landscape specimen plants.Response From Havahart®Patty : Consumer Relations Representative
We appreciate the time taken to provide this feedback and apologize for the experience. After a rain, make certain that water has not pooled at the top of the post head. This can cause shorting and prevent the HERD units from properly charging. The lure should be re-applied once a week or right after a rain or snow storm. Cold weather can reduce battery life. Feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) with any additional questions.
Review RateGreat Product. Worth the MoneyMy Mother bought these for her garden and we never had a deer in that garden since.
works like it's suppose to work.
Review RateUnclear whether these work
I live in a town area with a very low deer population. In fact, I have never seen the presumptive deer in my yard, but I detect their presence by all my chomped vegetable plants in the garden. I purchased these with the hope of avoiding the construction of an electric fence. However, for the two weeks since installation, I have detected no deference effect. Each morning, ever more of the garden, which is surrounded by a fence to prevent entry of smaller animals, is chomped. So, I have no evidence that these work. I have now bought all the components to build an electric fence. The arms race escalates.
Review Rateeasy to install
I hesitated at first ...as I have dealt with deer in my roses for years but I took a chance. There have been no deer for two weeks....I'm running out of the oil mixture but am going to order more of these... what a product!!
Review Ratebogus item
I bought this item online and followed the instructions as given but no results. It just does not work and repel the deer from eating up your garden.Response From Havahart®Lauren : Consumer Relations Representative
Thank you for taking the time to share this feedback. We apologize that the desired results were not seen when using this repellent. Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) for troubleshooting assistance.
Review RateGarden troublesRecieved them after deer had mowed down our okra so it's hard to know right now if they work....when corn starts coming we will see if they help!
Review RateWorks great!I bought three of the electronic deer repellent posts last year and used them in combination with Deer Off spray. We have a lot of deer in our yard and this combination has been working well to keep them away from the garden. Bought another three posts this year for additional coverage.
Seen no noticeable results with this product. The "Acorn Deer Lure" included is ineffective.Response From Havahart®Lauren : Consumer Relations Representative
Thank you for sharing this recent experience. A wide variety of lures can be used to attract the deer to the electronic repellent. These lures can be found at most sporting goods stores.
We would like to learn more about this experience so we can make things right and offer additional assistance. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) with any questions.
Review RatePoorly made
These units all cracked and became useless after two weeks outdoors, not robustly made.Response From Havahart®Lauren : Consumer Relations Representative
Thank you for taking the time to share this unusual experience. Havahart® is known for its long history of providing high-quality products. We regret that you received something not meeting this standard.
We would like to learn more about this experience and take this opportunity to make things right. This product is backed by a 30 day return policy and covered under a two year warranty. Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-855-5-HAVAHART (1-855-542-8242) for additional assistance.
Review RateA product that does what it says
We used these deer repellent stakes in a native plant garden at the edge of the the woods and they worked wonderfully! So when we planted another garden in the same park where we know the deer abound, I ordered another set. So far, we haven't had to use them, but it's reassuring to know that when we need them, we have them and they will work.