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Skunks!
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Bill (Va)    Posted 08-30-2004 at 20:38:50       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Seems I have a good population of skunks on the place this year. They're digging in the yard around the house and I see two or three most every evening. Don't mind killing them but for obvious reasons am reluctant. Anyone know any tricks for getting rid of these things without trippin their trigger and makin a mess?


Bob/Ont    Posted 08-31-2004 at 08:59:35       [Reply]  [No Email]
Bill, they are after the grubs in your lawn. I wonder if a good heavy spreading of lime would stop them, wouldn't hurt the lawn anyway.
Later Bob


Fern(Mi)    Posted 08-31-2004 at 04:26:23       [Reply]  [No Email]
Why not get up a car load of them and bus them over to the Carolinas and Georga where they've all the red ant problems. Them Skunks could feast for days, months and years on end.
Fernan


Bob/Ont    Posted 08-31-2004 at 08:55:44       [Reply]  [No Email]
Okay Fern, you get to drive this time, I'v had too much to drink this morning.
Later Bob


toolman    Posted 08-30-2004 at 20:45:46       [Reply]  [No Email]
find out where they are denning up and throw mothballs in there, don,t leave anything for them to eat around like cat food or anything.they leave, if that fails wait them out or get the 12 gauge.


Burrhead    Posted 08-30-2004 at 20:53:02       [Reply]  [No Email]
Thanks for the info toolman. I did'nt know moth balls would run off skunks too. They do real good for copperheads and cotton mouth.

Still have'nt seen the Friday Report. Have you seen him post anywhere I might have missed??


toolman    Posted 08-30-2004 at 20:57:18       [Reply]  [No Email]
nope and im kinda worried about him , usually never gone this long, and a while back he had some serious health problems, sure hope he is ok.


Burrhead    Posted 08-30-2004 at 21:21:47       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yeah the last time I saw where he posted he had some complications but I dont have his addy to check on him.

He may be out waiting on enough ice to go fishing. I hope.


toolman    Posted 08-30-2004 at 21:33:54       [Reply]  [No Email]
maybe getting wood and stuff ready for the winter or he might be tinkering with his puter adding a turbo charger or something, hope anyways, just unlike him to be off line this long.


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