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Old 05-12-2005, 02:45 PM
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How can I run away CHIPMUNKS? I have a friend who has a severe chipmunk infestation problem. They aren't just in his yard, the are in his crawlspace. Can anyone give me an idea short of poisoning?
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Old 05-12-2005, 02:54 PM
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How can I run away CHIPMUNKS? I have a friend who has a severe chipmunk infestation problem. They aren't just in his yard, the are in his crawlspace. Can anyone give me an idea short of poisoning?
Use a rat trap with some bait. Chip and Dale will no longer be a problem.
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Old 05-12-2005, 05:00 PM
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Or a small animal trap. Be careful of poisoning. If they crawl between the walls to die it will get stanky!
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Old 05-12-2005, 05:07 PM
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Or a small animal trap. Be careful of poisoning. If they crawl between the walls to die it will get stanky!
What will you do after they are trapped?
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Old 05-12-2005, 05:33 PM
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Take them to the boonies and let them go. Or "dispose" of them.
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Take them to the boonies and let them go. Or "dispose" of them.
IMO the last option will keep them from becoming a problem in somebody elses yard or landscape. People live in boonies too! lol
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Old 05-12-2005, 07:33 PM
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I had a squirell problem a couple years back. I found my 12 gauge with some bird shot to be very effective.

They chewed a hole in a screen in my garage to get at some feed I had in there. I was pretty po'ed about that but shortly after that I saw one sitting on the window sill looking in and I decided that was it. Shot about 13 that day. Their numbers are starting to get back up there but they aren't climbing on the house so I can live with them.
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Old 05-12-2005, 08:03 PM
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Provide alternitive houseing and close up the crawlspace.Don't kill them they arent a bug they don't infest inless there is something they like there.I would call your county animal control and ask them what procedures to take.
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I hear they're good with BBQ sauce.
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Old 05-12-2005, 08:25 PM
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Get an animal trap and trap them, and bungee the traps to your truck and take em for a little ride! Let them go in a protected wooded area.
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