Catching an armadillo

Published: 26.04.2017

Castor oil is a substance proven to repel armadillos. I will try moth balls and cayenne pepper to start.

Doing exit trapping that covers the trap under it is known clear, then doing entry trapping by shoving a trap into the burrow has yielded a ton of captures. However some important steps you can take include:

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They are not accustomed to walking along and picking something up to eat. When releasing the armadillo, stand away from the trap door, allowing the animal to calmly exit. There really is a reason professional wildlife operators exist.

We can trap possums, skunks, and on several occasions the neighbor's cat! After removing your armadillo, make your yard less accommodating for future invaders. The distance between the bait and each open door should be sufficient to lure the animal all the way into the trap. It is usually marketed toward moles and gophers, but works on several foraging animals.

How to Catch an Armadillo

How to Catch an Armadillo by Hand. When catching a 1-door trap, place the bait behind the trigger plate. I have found that I now do so many little things by instinct, that when I see armadillo novice, such as a homeowner, or even another experienced wildlife operator who has catching worked with armadillos before, I'm amazed at all the fundamental, and very important, rookie mistakes they make - mistakes that will lead to no armadillo captures. The holes in my yard are about 3" in diameter and " armadillo. After you have captured the armadillo, try to release it as soon as possible.

It helps if you "funnel" the armadillo in, with fencing or boards. Terms and Conditions Disclaimer Privacy Policy Follow Us! Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. A Nationwide Directory Of Armadillo Control Professionals. Check on the trap several times a day after setting it. Fortunately, there are plenty of pest control experts who have the skills and tools to solve the problem, and whether it is a rare occurrence or a recurrent problem with a number of armadillos they will help you to find a solution. Definitely; armadillos can transmit diseases to humans, and children might not know better.

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04.05.2017 in 10:01 Stanley_Barbaro:
Definitely; armadillos can transmit diseases to humans, and children might not know better.