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Armidillo's too!
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Mike Taylor    Posted 10-13-2001 at 15:12:29       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Wanna see a hole in the ground check out those made by Armidillo's! Anyone know how to get rid of the buggers besides using them on a pizza? Their all the way up to NE Okla now.


Thomas Teemley    Posted 05-08-2004 at 07:58:29       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I need to know what to use for bait in an
armidillo trap. I got one digging up my yard
and I need to know what to use for bait in the
trap. I won't kill it I just want to relocate it.


Thomas Teemley    Posted 05-08-2004 at 07:58:29       [Reply]  [No Email]


Tommy Pevril    Posted 02-11-2007 at 07:18:09       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I have been aware of an Armidillo den in the root system of a tree across the creek from My home.It has been feeding by digging into Dung heaps from Cattle and horses.. I was going rabbit hunting and My two beagles caught the Armidilo in the open..The pups seemed more surprised than anything and started to chase it..The Armidillo did not show fight so I scolded the Pups and called them off.. I don`t plan to kill the Armidillo unless it becomes a menense(sp).SE Missouri


joe avery    Posted 10-29-2006 at 10:33:05       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Hello im a avid trapper i use hotdog weinees to trap armidillo's. I have been successville for over 4 yrs using this bait


mary n    Posted 04-07-2008 at 07:51:50       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I HAVE HAD A PROBLEM WITH ARMIDILLOS FOR THE LAST 2 YEARS. HELP!!. NO ONE CAN TELL ME HOW TO GET RID OF THESE CRITTERS. THEY ARE EATING UP MY YARD. PLEASE HELP


Deidra    Posted 12-08-2003 at 08:59:05       [Reply]  [No Email]



NEAL    Posted 10-14-2005 at 14:06:41       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I have had a battle with armidillos for sometime now. I think they had an aboundance of little ones this year. This is an ongoing battle because just when you start to relax and think you might have gotten them all. You wake up one morning to find total distruction of your lawn. I think I would rather be tolit papered.
The most effective has been to spread sulfer over the whole yard I want protected. But it can get expensive. A 10 lb bag is $10.00. Also go to the barber shop and collect all the cut hairs from your barber and spread that all over the yard. This works most of the time. As far as bait for the trap. They seem to like cottage cheese. And of course grub worms. But I don't want to dig or pay for them. If anyone has any advice I could use please let me know.
NEAL


me    Posted 09-17-2002 at 03:36:20       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Hello


mark    Posted 07-04-2002 at 20:02:37       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Please addvise on how to rid my parents property of the digging menace in Orlando florida.
We wish not to harm the little critter, is there ways to make them not want to stay in the area ??

Help needed.....

Mark


Jonathan    Posted 09-28-2002 at 20:48:01       [Reply]  [Send Email]
There are four ways to get rid of Armidillos. The most effective way is to get rid of there food source. This can be done by using something like Diazinon or some chemical to get rid of the grub worms in your yard.

The second way is a chemical call the "Whole Control" at Yardic.com. Although I have never used it, my neighbor swears by. It makes the soil unpleasent for the varmits and they will not dig in that area.

The third way is to find their hole. Normally they will appear a hour or so after dusk. Scare them a little and follow them to their hole and plug it up with something hard such as wood and pack dirt on top.

The last way is to kill them or trap them. Most harware stores in our area carry traps for pest like these but I'm not sure in your area.

Jonathan
Louisiana


barry    Posted 09-19-2005 at 20:12:19       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I am plagued with armidillos. They have gotten under my house and actually lifted a portion of a cement slab which is outside my garage entrance door. I have stopped up their holes and wonder if that is causing this to happen. I have heard about moth balls and just recently about spreading the herb thyme around. Any thoughts about these ideas and any thoughts about why they are acting so aggressive around my house.


marleen    Posted 07-01-2005 at 15:49:06       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I am about to go crazy with these stupid armidillo wha can I put in the yard that will kill them not just run them off but kill them. People say moth balls and I have tried that but that did not work. Someone has to have something out there....jesus please help me.
marleeen


Mike Taylor    Posted 10-14-2001 at 16:03:48       [Reply]  [Send Email]
When I was a teenager, my dad and I went over to an old guys house to see if he could build some fence for us. He was the local drunk, but did good work when sober (which wasn't very often).

Well, we got there about 8:00 saturday morning and honked and honked for him to come out. He staggered out after a few minutes, bleary eyed, and still half drunk. When he saw us, he hollered "Come over here. I got a damn monster back here". We went behind his house and saw an armidillo with a double bit axe sticking clear through it and into the ground. He had come home late friday night, drunk, and saw it in his headlights. That was about 1957 and was the first time anyone had ever seen an armidillo in central OK.


Mudcat49    Posted 10-13-2001 at 18:31:06       [Reply]  [No Email]
Why did the Chicken cross the road?
To show the Armidillo that it could be done!!!Now when you shoot a Armidillo with a .22 it flips and flops and jumps all around, BUT! When you shoot one with a .44 mag. hollow point it just lays there and doesn't even kick!(wot's left of it anyway)


Hogman    Posted 10-13-2001 at 18:42:38       [Reply]  [No Email]
Elmer Kieth would be proud of Ya even iffen Ya are a wee bit under gunned :>)


Nathan(GA)    Posted 10-13-2001 at 18:00:24       [Reply]  [No Email]
There was an article in our local paper this week about 'em. The extension agent did the article. They say the armidillo's eat grubs and all kinds of insects. The agent said other than shooting, the way was to remove their food source, via an insecticide. We've got 'em here pretty bad. I just go out and fill in the holes along with some ugly words.


IHank    Posted 10-13-2001 at 17:15:46       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Mike- My bet is that Burrhead told the answer here sometime back... Look at them "Army Dillos", the old Ft. Polk name, as possum in the half shell, an inland version of what the coastal people promote. Grins, IHank


Tony C. Gonzales    Posted 08-18-2002 at 02:00:49       [Reply]  [Send Email]
When i was a boy growing up in east texas,Point Blank,to be exact,we were so poor that the armidillo was our main diet.We ate hundred's of then little sucker's.We had a good dog that hunted them.So,the most often asked question was,how is the best way to get them out of the hole.Well,we alway's carried a long slim stick with us,reach in the hole,grab him by the tail,take the stick and polk it in his butt,you would let go also.(hahahaha)Hey,when you are hungry,you find ways to get a meal,huh....:)


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