[birdky] Fwd: Raccoons

  • From: Charles Crawford <cr4d@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: BIRDKY <birdky@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2011 20:23:35 -0500

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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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