How do I get rid of skunks

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by graywolf, Apr 29, 2008.

  1. graywolf

    graywolf New Egg

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    A skunk killed my broody hen and distroyed the nest.
    In two more days they would have hatched.

    How do I deal with a skunk? I would like to poison it.
     
  2. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Found this link for you...

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=29785

    We have them here but have been fortunate and haven't had to deal with them...our landlady has a farm behind our "Mini" and she constantly battles them. Our coops/run are secure with Australian shepherd back-up.

    The landlady uses live traps and a shotgun...I have two handguns but don't plan on getting that close. [​IMG]


    Dawn
     
  3. Miltonchix

    Miltonchix Taking a Break

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    Animal Control may help you. When I was a kid my mother called them often. They'd come out, find the den and set out poisoned eggs.
     
  4. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    get you a live animal trapp bait an set it.an if you catch a skunk kill it.then reset the trapp.
     

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