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Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by kychickguy, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. kychickguy

    kychickguy In the Brooder

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    what is a good bait to put in a live trap for a coon done lost two chickens an dont want to loose any more
     

  2. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

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    I heard they can't resist marshmallows. Or sticky buns, sardines, peanut butter. Anything sweet or smelly.
     
  3. thekid

    thekid Songster

    The wet cat food that comes in a can. No matter what you will catch them by using that.
     
  4. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Crowing

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    I used marshmallows and led a trail up to the trap with the oil from a sardine can. Couldn't make up my mind whether fishy stinky stuff or sweets would work better, so just used both in case I had a coon who preferred one or the other. [​IMG]
     
  5. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

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    I know opossums really like leftover fried chicken legs!
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  6. effie

    effie Songster

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    That is just a wild pic of that momma possum!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Songster

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    I have always used the remains of their kill and about 9 times out of 10 I get them the first night!

    Good luck...hope you get it!
     

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