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What’s a ‘banger’?

PUBLISHED: 09:51 19 March 2015 | UPDATED: 09:51 19 March 2015

Setting up bangers elsewhere can help move pigeons where you want them

Setting up bangers elsewhere can help move pigeons where you want them

Archant

You refer to setting up ‘bangers’ to move the birds off another field in the last feature. What do you mean and where can I get them?

ANDY CROW replies: Banger ropes are available from specialist agricultural suppliers. As the name suggests, they are literally a rope with a number of bangers fixed to it. You fix the rope to a tree or post, light one end and the bangs are designed to go off roughly every 30 minutes and last for about six hours. I like the ‘magnum’ ones as they are louder. A box of 12 ropes costs about £50.

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