I Hate Skunks!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by BloominOrchid, Aug 31, 2010.

  1. BloominOrchid

    BloominOrchid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Man oh man do I hate those smelley buggers!
    So let my Prada Dog out for pee before bet and I hear her making a fuss out at the coop...[​IMG] Figured she was chasing off a coon again...
    [​IMG] Nope a SKUNK! And of course it sprayed her in the face. [​IMG] Shes in a panic, getting slobber and stink all over. [​IMG]
    So she got the good old Paroxide & Baking soda bath...She smells better, but the house [​IMG]
    I HATE THE SKUNK!![​IMG]
     
  2. superchemicalgirl

    superchemicalgirl HEN PECKED

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    I've got them here too. It's so bad that when they pass by my window at night I wake up for the smell is wretched.

    I did find Fels Naptha laundry soap did wonders on the smell, better than the other remedies that I tried (vinegar, baking soda, dawn dishwashing liquid). Not sure I'd put it on a dog, but I put it on my own body and it worked great in the laundry.
     
  3. henney penny

    henney penny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have gages set up with tuna in them and the neighbor man comes and takes them for fresh eggs,good deal for me
     
  4. theFox

    theFox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ever ask him what he does with them?
     
  5. henney penny

    henney penny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you really want to know?
     
  6. The Yakima Kid

    The Yakima Kid Cirque des Poulets

    Does he use the longhairs for fly tying?
     
  7. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ever ask him what he does with them?

    most sell the pelt and the essence
     
  8. theFox

    theFox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ever ask him what he does with them?

    most sell the pelt and the essence

    Coming from a family that has caught more than a "few" animals over the last couple of centuries or so that was the answer I was expecting, however one never knows unless one asks.
     
  9. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    Quote:Ever ask him what he does with them?

    most sell the pelt and the essence

    "essence" - now, that's an interesting name for it....
     
  10. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there is approximately an ounce in most full grown ones $10 an ounce last year
     

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