What size trap...

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by secuono, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Virginia
    We have an unknown size and species of predator. There were tiny and humongous traps, they only had 10x12, no 15x15, which would of been a better size. I didn't want to get the massive one, it won't fit in the car and just too large!
    I did see something in a den with a dark head and lighter muzzle, round snout/head.

    I will have the 10x12 trap set tonight, we will see if we can catch anything. If not, I'll return it and hope to find something near by or borrow if I can. Online they are crazy priced! Idk why the local TSC doesn't have the 15x15 in stock, there is a sticker for it and it's never with the right size above it...
     
  2. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

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  3. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Virginia
    Baited, hidden and set! We will see if this smaller one is big enough tomorrow morning.
    I would have no worries if I had the larger trap...ah well.
     
  4. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Virginia
    Lowes only has the smaller ones.
    CFC Farm and Home Center had 7 or 8 different sizes. Gonna return the one I bought from TSC tomorrow, setting the new one tonight!
     
  5. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    I found the best price at Harbor Freight, but am not sure of the size. It wasn't huge.

    Imp- Good luck
     
  6. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Virginia
    Ugh, it's the same size, just double doored!
    Returned both and put in a special order for the 15x15in. This thursday or next it should come in.
     
  7. Folly's place

    Folly's place Chicken Obsessed

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    I was able to rent a large live trap at the local rental hardware store in my town. Worked great for the really big racoon, too!
     
  8. KandiandJerry

    KandiandJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't know what size to use but....I wish you all the luck......we had a bobcat clean us out last fall....we saw him but couldn't get a gun in time to shoot him....we waited in the pick up truck a few nights to try and shoot him and he never came out....a few nights after that he hit us again......once they start they are impossible.......we finally ended up selling what few ducks, chickens and turkeys that we had to keep him from killing them.....This year we have 2 donkeys and 2 Great Pyrenees.....and since we have had the Pyrenees we haven't had anymore problems.....I HOPE YOU GET HIM.....LOL
     

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