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Animals vs. Me

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by broc944, Apr 21, 2006.

  1. broc944

    broc944 1/2 ton status

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    I have declared war on all animals in my yard, living in the woods is nice. but trying to have a garden, nice lawn and some trees is like asking all the animals over for dinner. So today I declared war, so far the enemy's count is as follows one muskrat, one chipmunk, and two yellow bellied sapsuckers, one Beaver(four legged kind) swam off before I could get to a gun. Ducks and geese are allowed to stay. Deer, which are the worst problem are going to get sprayed with a paint ball gun, since it might not be a good idea to have dead ones laying around. I like animals but sometimes enough is enough.
     
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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I use a soft air gun. Seems to help cats understand. Small (6mm) green paint pellets. They sting, I tried on myself on accident.

    We have an electric fence around the back to keep my digging dog in. It works wonders on coons and possums.
     
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    Last year I got six ground hogs that were eating my lettuce and cabbage. I hope I got them all. I still need to shot the raccoon that eats my corn.
     
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    how do you keep the mexicans out then? lol


    broc... what kinda paintball gun? i used to play tournament level ball, just quit like 6 months ago.
     
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    Swamp water.:D
     
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    yellow bellied sap suckers.:haha: :haha: :haha: :haha:
     
  7. broc944

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    as funny as the names sounds this is a yellow bellied sapsucker
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    and this is what they do to trees
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    dont kill the beaver, thay are cool
    or you can, i mean it is your property, just speaking up for the guy is all
     
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    for the bigger rodent you could use a "have-a-heart" trap. you jus put food in it (its basically a 2'x4' cage) and set it and when they rodent goes in and trips the food it closes. we used to do it all the time, very effective. then we'd put it in the back of the truck and drive a park and let them go, or into the annoying neighbor's yard.

    i highly recommend the trap, pretty effective. its a harmless way to get rid of them and it was always cool to see what u caught. jus gatta make sure you check it at least once a day, one time we didnt check and a squirrel ended up killings self cuz it kept running into the door, not a pretty sight.

    but i guess it wont do yu much good with the deer or the birds, but for things like squirrles, groundhogs etc, they work great.
     

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