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So I set the trap last night...

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Tala, Dec 29, 2009.

  1. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    AND DIDN'T CATCH A THING, NOT EVEN A CAT!!!!!!!

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    WOO HOOO!!!

    My coop is safe as far as I know, but I feel better knowing that nothing seems to be lurking.

    *goes out to lock coop up*
     
  2. Cockadoodledon't

    Cockadoodledon't Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. eggchel

    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    That's great! But, you should leave the trap set for several days, at least.

    What did you use for bait?

    I use marshmallows for raccoons and possums.
    For skunks I use eggs.
     
  4. gsim

    gsim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep it there for a week anyway. Who knows, you might get lucky and catch a skunk! [​IMG]
     
  5. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    Oh I set it randomly for several days at a time. It's set again tonight.
    I use cat food mainly as bait so usually I at least scare a neighborhood cat. Guess they're getting savvy.


    I was talking about skunks with DH yesterday --- hoping not to trap one. They freguently get run over in the road not far from here. It's like skunk crossing down near the railroad & new bridge. Possibly it's due to the construction in the area, but there's a fresh skunk on the road every couple of days!! Keeps our cars smelling so sweetly!!! [​IMG]
     

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