Bizzare raccoon "solution".....lolol

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Rusty Hills Farm, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. Rusty Hills Farm

    Rusty Hills Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
    Up at the barn
    I had a raccoon problem last spring, so I bought a trap from Tractor Supply. Solved it in a few nights and have not seen a raccoon since...until this morning.

    In my feed room I had a high stack of hay bales in one corner and that trap sitting precariously on top. I always intended to move it but somehow never got around to it. I opened the feed room door this morning and discovered the whole stack had finally fallen over, sending bales all over the room. When I finally got them all picked up, I found the trap on the bottom of the pile and under it a dead raccoon who had apparently dug under the feed room wall right under that stack of hay bales and been crushed by the resulting avalanche.

    Somehow I don't think I can count on this method to be foolproof, though! [​IMG]


    Last edited: Mar 31, 2011
  2. schellie69

    schellie69 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 8, 2009
    [​IMG] there is more then one way to skin a raccoon.
  3. BeccaOH

    BeccaOH Morning Gem Farm

    Oct 3, 2008
    east central Ohio
    Oh my! [​IMG]
  4. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

    Jun 11, 2010
    York PA
    Yeah I don't think that a big stack of hay as a way to get rid of a raccoon will outsell the traps but it probably would be cheaper to buy! [​IMG]
  5. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 7, 2009
    Southeast texas
    You know what they say about Karma [​IMG]
  6. kagedgoddess

    kagedgoddess Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 11, 2009
    Wow. I needed a laugh.
  7. 4 Love of Baby Chickens

    4 Love of Baby Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] [​IMG] That raccoon got what he deserved! [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 31, 2011
  8. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 12, 2010
    chesapeake Va.
    Deadfalls worked so well in most states they are not legal a Paiute trigger is much easier to construct the the standard figure 4 most folks use [​IMG]
  9. MysticScorpio82

    MysticScorpio82 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
    Maine, USA
    [​IMG] Well that worked!! [​IMG]
  10. Bi0s

    Bi0s Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 22, 2009
    Bland County VA!!!!!
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Last edited: Apr 1, 2011

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