How do I dispose of raccoon if i trap one?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by JulieNKC, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    call a wildlife rehaber, they will most likely take it for you ALIVE!!!!!
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    I bought a raccoon trap 2 weeks ago and the guy that sold it to me said he would take any coon I caught to release on his farm for coon hunting in the fall. Don't think that was real smart, but it is tempting. Find yourself a die hard coon hunter--I live in Appalachia so they are pretty common.
     
  3. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Been using cb caps for years. Sound like a twig snapping. Find a friend with a .22 rifle and do the deed. Everyone who keeps chickens MUST have a trap and a gun..........Pop
     
  4. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Those people, and county animal control people will turn the critter loose as soon as they are out of sight. They are not your friends.........Pop
     
  5. WestfarthingHomestead

    WestfarthingHomestead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it depends on where you live, so you need to ask around. Here in Alaska, we have bears and wolves too. That's for the Department of Fish & Game to deal with.
     
  6. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Two days, two less raccoons on the homestead. I love my new trap. I use a .22, but my neighbor is not very likely to complain (assuming he can hear it over his AR-15)!
     
  7. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Been using cb caps for years. Sound like a twig snapping. Find a friend with a .22 rifle and do the deed. Everyone who keeps chickens MUST have a trap and a gun..........Pop

    when CB caps are used in an auto loader the sound of the gun can be heard and not the sound of the cartridge [​IMG]
     
  8. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Been using cb caps for years. Sound like a twig snapping. Find a friend with a .22 rifle and do the deed. Everyone who keeps chickens MUST have a trap and a gun..........Pop

    when CB caps are used in an auto loader the sound of the gun can be heard and not the sound of the cartridge [​IMG]

    Yes, and interresting to note that the cb will not cycle the autoloader. You must operate it by hand. Good stuff for our purpose......Pop
     
  9. NateinFL

    NateinFL Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Say the bullet does exit out the other end of the animal's head, isn't there a possibility it could bounce back off the trap and hit you? That's my biggest fear, so far hasn't happened.
     
  10. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    When you successfully dispose of this particular group of raccoons, another one will move in and present you with the same problem. A smarter approach is the completely protect your chickens by using hardware cloth, securing every corner and possible chew spot. Find where the raccoon are getting in, and fix THAT problem before you do anything else.
     

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