Raccoon # 2 .. and she was a nice size one ...

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by texasgal, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

    Apr 18, 2009
    No pics, though, 'cause like an idiot I left my camera at work yesterday ..

    I was suprised we got one, because it's the same can of cat food that's been out there for a couple days .. I was just too lazy to change it out, so I just set the trap.

    Funny, we caught one last monday night .. and this monday nite. I think they must take a 7 day trek around the neighborhood or something ..

    I'm thinking about buying another trap and keeping two set at all times..

    Daggum varmits!
  2. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 12, 2010
    chesapeake Va.
    Quote:This is half of protecting your birds the other half is making your coops and runs secure, both work better then just doing half a job. I trap populations not just a single animal if you catch most of the group in 1-2 nights it is better then catching 1 or 2 a night and it taking 2-3 weeks to do it they tend to get trap shy the longer it takes you to get rid of them. Sometimes I quit trapping for a week and change baits when I start back and the location of the trap a little and maybe the cover / camouflage on the trap as well.

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