Found this in my trap this morning

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Poison Ivy, Sep 10, 2007.

  1. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    I've been trying for a week but it kept tripping the trap. But I knew it was just a matter of time before it got caught. There is a second one around because I've been seeing two sets of prints.

  2. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

    Mar 7, 2007
    Mount Airy, NC
    Looks just like my little chicken killer...:mad:
  3. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    I'm just glad I caught it before it got a hold of any of my chickens. Now to just catch the second one that's been running around with it.
  4. 2mnypets

    2mnypets Songster

    Apr 11, 2007
    Galesburg, IL.
    Best of luck to you on catching the second one. Hip Hip Hoorey for your diligence on your first capture!
  5. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Good luck on your next one. They are really smart and if the second one saw the first trapped, it might be smart enough to never make the same mistake. I had a family of three and caught one but never the others. The others did never show back up though.
  6. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    Make sure to move the trap to a slightly different location.
  7. Standard Hen

    Standard Hen Songster

    May 17, 2007
    That's a guilty look if I ever saw one.
  8. bayouchica

    bayouchica Songster

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    Those freaking masked bandits :mad: You may want to keep your trap set, there's always more around.
    Good luck [​IMG]
  9. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    I keep two traps set year round. I have to keep cement blocks around it because they will roll the trap to get the food out. It was not a happy camper when I seen it this morning. We use to have a german shepard who use to keep them at bay but she when to live with the neighbors on the back side of our property so they show up now from time to time. One year we caught 12 and 4 possums and a feral cat. Others years it might be a couple and then nothing.
  10. EggCentric

    EggCentric Songster

    Sep 14, 2007
    Ball Ground, Ga
    Any type of Jam is very effective to catch Raccoons. They simply love it!
    Last edited: Sep 14, 2007

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