Best way to prevent pests

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Re: Best way to prevent pests

Post by Dutch lady » Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:29 am

I like your tactics thegawd. Aggressive offense. Eliminate on sight and ask no questions.
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Re: Best way to prevent pests

Post by ross » Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:54 pm

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Re: Best way to prevent pests

Post by spuddog59 » Sun May 03, 2020 3:18 pm

So would you keep the ferret outside? Put it out on a leash? Would the scent alarm the birds too?
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Re: Best way to prevent pests

Post by windwalkingwolf » Fri May 15, 2020 1:30 am

spuddog59 wrote:
Sun May 03, 2020 3:18 pm
So would you keep the ferret outside? Put it out on a leash? Would the scent alarm the birds too?
Keep the ferret in your house, and spread its litter or bedding around your coops. No, the birds are not seemingly bothered by the smell of weasel urine/scat. The sight of them, however, will freak them out. Weasels as pets are not my personal cup of tea, but I know two people who do this and swear by it.
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Re: Best way to prevent pests

Post by JimW » Sat May 16, 2020 2:42 pm

And having an intact ferret, that still has its scent glands, in your house, will help with social distancing as well, as nobody will want to come into your house. lol
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