I live in the country and have a large yard with 50 or more gopher
mounds in it. Have tried the poisen bait pellets with no luck and no
luck with the traps either. Anybody know a good way to keep those
things out of my yard? Thanks in advance
Years since I had a mole problem and poison pellets did not work until I
found one with phosphides in it.
I think that under ground in tunnels, dampness generates phosphine gas which
is a deadly poison. I have not seen a mole since I used it.
Terriers and some other breeds of small dogs are ferocious gopher getters.
Also try keeping the soil very wet, it's difficult for them to tunnel in wet
soil.Earth Vibrators, stakes that when implanted in the ground send out
small shock waves that frighten away burrowing mammals. Moth Balls or Flakes
put into the holes help repel them.
Got these ideas from the book, " Total Critter Control" by Don Sedgwick
I have seen friends make a home made Earth Vibrators by driving 2 steel
stakes in the ground and hooking a extension cord to them, but I believe
that would be dangerous or not work, I don't know.
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