Deer Repellent on the Market Today

When deciding on a deer repellent strategy, you should read some tips on product selection and use. Read Our Deer Repellent Tips

Repellents are an important part of a multi-faceted approach to controlling deer. Just as some plants are eaten in some areas and not in others, different animal repellents work differently. There are variations in the way deer react depending on species, regions, seasons, and plants. If there is a lot of plant material for deer to choose from it is easier to repel them. If there isn't much choice of other plants or there is such a high population of deer to plants, the deer are more desperate and hard to control.

There are two modes of action that most deer repellent falls into. There are also repellents that combine both modes.
Contact, also called taste repellents, are applied directly to plants, causing them to taste bad. Examples include Bobbex, Hot Pepper Wax, and Treeguard.

Read about commercially available taste repellents on this site

The other type of repellents are Area, also called odor repellents. These are placed in a area you want to keep deer out of and the deer are repelled by the foul odor, or frightened by the odor of humans or other predators.Examples are Plantskydd, Deer Away, and Deer Scram.

Read about commercially available odor repellents

There are also several products for a deer proof garden that combine ingredients or have ingredients that work as both taste and odor repellents. Examples of combination products are Deer-Off, NIMBY, and Deer Ban.

Reviews and information about combination repellent products

Control products come in ready-to-use liquids, granules, bags, and powder that can be mixed with water. If you prefer, you can make your own products for a deer-proof garden. Repellents can eggs, peppers, dish soap, fertilizers, bars of soap such as Dial and Lifebuoy, garlic cloves,human hair, urine from coyotes, and even large cat feces from local zoos.
Check out our whole page of homemade deer repellents recipes that you can make yourself. Homemade Deer Repellent Recipes

Read Repellent Reviews so you make an informed purchase

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Works for me! Not rated yet
Dried bloodmeal works for me. It is a bit stinky and has to be reapplied after a hard rain.

ol country guy Not rated yet
I use to do a lot of bow hunting for deer years ago. As I was sitting high in a tree many times I would watch a deer approaching me from downwind. As soon …

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I love to have all kinds of plants and flowers in my yard. I live in the woods of Brown County Indiana. The surrounding woods and hills make it a fabulous …

BMJ Not rated yet
Deer Out Spray on repellant. Pretty effective, fairly expensive. Eco-friendly and non-toxic, has a nice peppermint fragrance. I live in Central Texas …

Environmental Scientist Not rated yet
Purchased Deer Off at a commercial home center. After two (2) days with no rain, they were back. I should left forks, napkins and plated at their disposal. …

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