Best Squirrel trap!

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

  1. glassparman

    glassparman Songster

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    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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