not after chickens but I have skunk problem

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by mistylady, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. mistylady

    mistylady Songster

    Jun 1, 2008
    Ohio near Coshocton
    I didn't put this in predators since they are are not after my chickens but at least one has decided that under my riding mower in the garage is a good bed. Two nights of the live trap set with tuna in it and no skunk in the trap. Any tips on what would interest the stinker better than tuna? Thank you in advance for any help!!!
  2. maplesky7

    maplesky7 Flock Mistress

    Jun 14, 2008
    N. IL.
    I remember roasting marshmellows for smores one camping trip and we had to abandon them and run into our camper because there was a skunk visitor....ate up are marshmellows and everything. stinker.
  3. farmgirlie1031

    farmgirlie1031 Songster

    Apr 26, 2008
    A Loud Radio. One decided under our porch would make a nice bed. We put a radio inside the porch loud and it finally came out and didn't return.
  4. Rhett&SarahsMom

    Rhett&SarahsMom Songster

    May 8, 2008
    my dog. [​IMG]
    It's just a matter of time before our neighborhood skunk Stella gets him again.
  5. turney31

    turney31 Songster

    Sep 14, 2008
    palestine texas
    Have had good luck with sardines.
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    try boiled eggs... or non boiled eggs. Works every time.
  7. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
    Put a rag with ammonia on it under there they will move

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