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skunk living under my shed

Post in 'DIY and General non-hearth advice' started by Freeheat, Sep 6, 2013.

  1. fbelec

    fbelec Minister of Fire

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    they will chew on houses. and once they start there is no stopping them they will even think of attacking the thing (human) that is trying to disrupt their home/your home.

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  2. HDRock

    HDRock Minister of Fire

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    Squirrels don't seem to be a problem here but , ground hogs , coons , possums, just big rats , they die
  3. fbelec

    fbelec Minister of Fire

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    no exp. here but i'm told they taste like chicken.
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  4. HDRock

    HDRock Minister of Fire

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    What ? squirrels ,rabbits , better than chicken, never eaten a skunk
  5. Freeheat

    Freeheat Minister of Fire

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    I found Havaheart stuff that you sprinlkle arround the shed , Its got all kinds of stuff in it, fox urine , cuyane pepper .... I put all arround the shed and didn't smell him last night. I hope he moved on

    JIM
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  6. EatenByLimestone

    EatenByLimestone Minister of Fire

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    Heart and lung shot will kill them without spraying. It doesn't set off the nerve action that the head shot does.

    I'm not sure what would drive them away as far as scents go. A Have a Heart and swimming lessons is the way I'd approach it. Move very slow when transporting the guy.
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  7. fbelec

    fbelec Minister of Fire

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    and put a sheet over the cage so he can't see will keep him from getting nervous and if he does spray it hits the sheet and not you
  8. Freeheat

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    Night 2 and no stink , me thinks he moved on:)
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  9. Joful

    Joful Minister of Fire

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    Will you ID your neighbor, when he comes here to ask how to get rid of a skunk?

    "Here's something that's going to make a fortune. Get in on this: this is a roach spray. It doesn't kill the roaches, but it fills them with self doubt as to whether or not they're in the right house." - George Carlin
  10. Adios Pantalones

    Adios Pantalones Minister of Fire

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    I have heard people say that they put a havahart in a box for skunks. Supposedly if it's the right size for them, they can't lift their tail to spray, but it sounds like a gamble.
  11. HeatsTwice

    HeatsTwice Minister of Fire

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    Drop a road flare in a coffee can down there. It will gas them out. Coffee can is to keep from setting anything afire.
  12. Freeheat

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    The have a heart stuff I think worked , the neighbor let his dog out at 330 watched the skunk run along the fence 2 doors down. Easy to tell its the same skunk it's almost all white, I assume its a albino
  13. timfromohio

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    They (skunks) feed at night. Get a good spotlight, break-barrel pellet rifle, and have some fun. Sure, they might do a core dump of stinky juice when you pop them, but it's worth it. BTW, whoever commented about shooting squirrles - they raid my strawberry beds and generally tear things up. Plus, they are great practice. If you can hit small, twitchy vermin like tree rats, then you can hit larger slower-moving targets. It's quite fun to drop them from 30 or 40 feet up in a tree with a well placed shot.
  14. Adios Pantalones

    Adios Pantalones Minister of Fire

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    there are a couple of skunk varieties that are more white than black, there are cream colored ones, etc. kind of neat. I guess they don't need camo
  15. Adios Pantalones

    Adios Pantalones Minister of Fire

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    By the way- google images search "white skunk" and you will get mostly pics of ganja
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  16. grizzle

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    If you know anyone with a pet owl, I understand they eat skunks...

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