Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by doxies1, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. doxies1

    doxies1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 16, 2010
    West centeral Maryland
    Groundhogs are not predators but their holes provide a refuge for predators to hide out. If I find any hole close to my buildings I dump dog crap in the hole. It's not a fool proof solution but it works most of the time. It has the added benifit of giving me a way to dispose of dog waste. I have close to thirty dogs so that is a big plus. You would be surprised how much dog waste can go down a groundhog hole. If the chucks stay in the woods away from buildings and hillsides I give them a free pass but if their digging can cause problems I deal with them.
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2011
  2. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    Good information to have. Thanks for posting it.
  3. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

    May 8, 2007
    We have one really stinky cat. [​IMG]

    My husband poured the cat's contributions down a groundhog hole next to one of our buildings and that worked, too. When he doesn't cover things in the litter box, I know I feel like leaving, too, so I can understand why it worked. Finally, a use for toxic waste!

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