Best Squirrel trap!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by glassparman, Jun 15, 2009.

  1. glassparman

    glassparman Songster

    Jun 23, 2008
    Mojave, CA
    I've been having troubles with Squirrels getting my eggs. I know it's them because I have seen them stealing.

    Anyway, I have been using a Squirrel trap with fairly good success.

    Then last week as the weather was getting hot, I noticed a trend: I would go out to feed the goats and find a dead-drowned squirrel in the half-full 5 gallon bucket used for the goats water.

    It seems as if they hang from their back legs to try and get a drink from the half-full bucket. Then they must slip and fall in and the drown because they can't get out.

    Last week alone, I got 5 Squirrels in the trap and SEVEN in the water bucket! I one day alone there was 4 drowned Squirrels in the water.

    Just thougt I would pass along this nifty idea - 5 gallon bucket + 2.5 gallons of water = cheap Squirrel trap
  2. Gazinga

    Gazinga Chook Norris

    great idea! THANKS for sharing that one, gonna give it a try today!

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