[birdky] Re: Fwd: Raccoons

make sure you relocate (whether raccoon, opossum or groundhog... good luck 
if it is a skunk!) at least 25 miles away and that the habitat is 
suitable... ie woods, water source.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Charles Crawford" <cr4d@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "BIRDKY" <birdky@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 9:23 PM
Subject: [birdky] Fwd: Raccoons


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>> From: Charles Crawford <cr4d@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Date: June 15, 2011 7:36:30 PM CDT
>> To: tpaulanderson@xxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: Re: [birdky] Raccoons
>>
>> A couple of years ago I had that problem.
>>
>> I used a Havahart trap. Baited it and after several false alarms
>> caught it and released it in the Sloughs.
>>
>> I can't remember what bait I used.
>>
>> I was able to borrow one. But I have seen similar live traps for
>> sale at Rural King.
>>
>> Charlie
>> Henderson Co.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Jun 15, 2011, at 3:26 PM, Terry Anderson wrote:
>>
>>> I have been taking up my bird feeders every night, including hummer
>>> feeders because of raccoon raids this past two weeks. I think it is
>>> the time of year that parent raccoons take their young to feeders
>>> and show them this feeding source. I have even chased young ones
>>> away in daylight. Any tips on combat strategies for this? Removing
>>> the food source is what works for me.
>>>
>>> Terry Anderson
>>> Northern Anderson County
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