How to make a homemade crow attractant?

Crows, these intelligent and social birds, can often be observed near inhabited areas, seeking food or interacting with their environment. If you're interested in crow-watching or simply want to attract these fascinating corvids to your garden for closer observation, making a homemade crow attractant can be a simple and fun solution. By using common ingredients often found in kitchens, you can create a tasty bait that will catch the attention of these intelligent birds.




Before you begin, make sure you have all the necessary ingredients on hand. Here's what you'll need:

- Corn kernels: Approximately 1 cup

- Peanut butter: Approximately 1/4 cup

- Pieces of stale bread or crackers: Approximately 1 cup

- Lard or vegetable fat: Approximately 1/4 cup

- Sunflower seeds: Approximately 1/2 cup

- Optional: Pieces of dried fruits such as raisins or berries

Detailed instructions:

Now that you have gathered all the ingredients, let's proceed with making the crow attractant. Follow these simple steps carefully:

Preparation of the peanut butter and lard mixture: In a bowl, mix the peanut butter and lard until you achieve a homogeneous texture. Peanut butter is rich in fats and proteins, while lard provides a fatty base that will help bind the other ingredients together.

Adding the dry ingredients: Once the peanut butter and lard mixture is well combined, add the corn kernels, pieces of stale bread, and sunflower seeds. These ingredients offer a variety of textures and flavors that will attract the crows' attention. If desired, you can also add pieces of dried fruits such as raisins or berries for an extra sweet touch.

Complete mixing: Make sure to thoroughly mix all the ingredients together, ensuring that each piece is coated with the peanut butter and lard mixture. This will ensure that the attractant is evenly distributed and that the crows will enjoy every bite.

Placement of the attractant: Pour the mixture into a shallow container, such as a plate or pie dish. Make sure to choose a container that won't easily tip over from the wind or from feeding birds. Place the container in a location where crows are likely to notice it, such as on a raised surface or near a tree where they often perch.

Refreshing the attractant: To maintain the interest of the crows, it's important to regularly refresh the attractant by replacing the mixture when it is consumed or begins to dry out. This will encourage crows to return to your garden regularly for feeding and allow you to enjoy their presence for a longer period.

Additional tips:

- Be patient: Attracting crows to your garden may take some time, especially if they're not accustomed to feeding in the area. Be patient and continue offering food regularly to encourage their visit.

- Be environmentally conscious: When placing the crow attractant, ensure it's in a location where it won't cause issues with other species or with neighbors. Also, avoid using harmful or toxic products in the recipe, as this could be dangerous for crows or other animals that may come into contact with the attractant.

- Observe the crows: Once you've placed the attractant, take the time to observe the crows that come to feed. This will allow you to learn more about their behavior and interaction with the attractant, which can be a fascinating experience in itself.

If you want to effectively attract crows, using a crow attractant from Hunt Attract is generally considered the best option. This product is designed to lure crows to specific areas, making them easier to capture. It's highly effective, with an attraction range of up to 2 kilometers, allowing it to attract crows from considerable distances. Its irresistible scent and taste make it an essential tool for hunters. Additionally, this attractant guarantees a 100% success rate, with intense and persistent odor even in the most challenging weather conditions, including rain and snow.

Approved by the National Federation of Hunters, this attractant is cost-effective in terms of yield, with 500 baits capable of attracting up to 500 flocks of crows. The resealable packet allows for use over up to 5 years depending on the user, and its application is simple, whether scattered around trees, near burrows, or on trails. The crow attractant can also be used year-round and is made entirely of natural ingredients.