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Old 03-30-2008, 09:57 PM
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How to get rid of Moles quickly?

What is a good way to get rid of moles. They are all over a couple properties and I need to get rid of them.
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Old 03-30-2008, 10:14 PM
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TALPARID is the only product that works!
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Old 03-30-2008, 11:10 PM
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I have had good results with Talparid. Except during the winter months it doesn't seem to work as well as during the spring and summer.
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Old 03-30-2008, 11:17 PM
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I found out last spring that it doesn't work well until the soil temps are up!

I started last year in March and had a horrible time. Then in April it was like someone flipped a switch and it worked awesome again!

I am waiting this year until April 15th or later depending on the weather.

Already have a ton of jobs and people get pissy with me when I tell them I am going to wait!

I am not wasting my gas and bait like I did last year so they are just going to have to wait!
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Old 03-30-2008, 11:27 PM
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They are tricky! Just watching the runs & not doing anything, you will realize that they may be very active near the surface & then go through a period where they seem to go away. I think alot of people attribute these periods of "down time" to Talpirid, if it has been used. I have had great luck with Talpirid, but just don't expect too much from it. The mole still has to injest it for it to work. It's time consuming to check runs for activity, go back & bait, and return & check. Make sure to charge $$$ for all of this. Also make sure customer doesn't expect too much-You don't want to charge them $200 & have them think you are going to keep them mole free for a long period of time.
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Old 03-31-2008, 01:45 AM
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What is a good way to get rid of moles.
LAND MINES!!!!.....or Talpirid.
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Old 03-31-2008, 09:47 AM
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Blistering Defense - all organic. Spray it on at 1 quart per 10,000 and it causes extreme intestinal discomfort.

Works fast and very well.

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Old 03-31-2008, 10:46 AM
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Talpirid is my product of choice. Tomcat makes a similar worm shaped mole bait for garden stores and garden departments. Although i have also used "Mole Patrol" bait ) less expensive).

Also the Nash double noose mole trap works well. I caught 5 at my house last year. Need strong hands to set it. One of my customers claims to have caught eleven in one season. The Victor straight down spear-trap is fairly effective and easier to set. The professional mole trappers mostly use the old bear claw trap, (which only costs about 6 dollars). The great thing about the traps is that you can charge about 50 dollars per carcass. And if you can sew--you can make some great earmuffs! LOL!
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Old 03-31-2008, 10:50 AM
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in north Carolina it's illegal to kill moles i don't know why but i have to treat for grubs which is why the moles are there. get rid of those and the moles will leave. in neighboring states it is perfectly legal to kill the moles, like Tennessee.
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Old 03-31-2008, 03:42 PM
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[QUOTE=progressivelawncare;2242467] i have to treat for grubs which is why the moles are there. get rid of those and the moles will leave.QUOTE]

That is wrong. Moles will eat many things, and earthworms are actually their food of choice. You are fighting an aphill battle trying to get rid of what they eat. You need to kill them....Period.
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