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Old 02-26-2014, 02:42 PM
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Rabbit Repellent

Wondering what everyone else finds effective for use as a rabbit repellent used in landscape beds. Blood meal? Any of the liquid fence products? It seems the rabbits are into each other here and well going at it like rabbits having more rabbits in the past few springs......
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Old 02-26-2014, 02:59 PM
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Wondering what everyone else finds effective for use as a rabbit repellent used in landscape beds. Blood meal? Any of the liquid fence products? It seems the rabbits are into each other here and well going at it like rabbits having more rabbits in the past few springs......
None of that stuff works well in extended below freezing or snowy conditions.
Here is what I do: live trap them.
Easy to do, rabbits are stupid animals you usually can catch every one you lay for.
Then I plug them with a air rifle and problem solved.

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Old 02-26-2014, 03:17 PM
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Old 02-26-2014, 08:38 PM
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I've had good luck this year with the liquid fence deer & rabbit repellent applied every two weeks on pansies. The customer likes his "bunny." Last year it ate all the pansies in the bed. This year they have been left alone once I started spraying them.
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None of that stuff works well in extended below freezing or snowy conditions.
Here is what I do: live trap them.
Easy to do, rabbits are stupid animals you usually can catch every one you lay for.
Then I plug them with a air rifle and problem solved.

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If you live in the country, go shotgunnin.
You are so mean you could have let them go some where else. Like one of your other customers and got more work LOL

Do you eat them they are very goodddd
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Be verwy quite, I'm hunting wabbits. hehehehe.
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There are several methods of dealing with Rabbits and nuance wildlife. Box Traps (Havahart) work, but must be continually monitored.

Fencing is popular for home gardens, But not always practical on larger areas for a multitude of reasons.

Red pepper is an other control method. However it must be spread on everything a Rabbit might eat. Rain washes it away and secondary contamination of pets or children etc. is a Liability with Pepper.

Rabbits are in the Rodent family but it is illegal to poison them with Rat bait in this country. In fact the new Soft Rat baits has a problem because many other species such as Squirrels and Rabbits etc. are eating the new soft rat baits. Therefore it is important to use rat mazes and place baits where only target species can get to the Baits.

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I've had good luck this year with the liquid fence deer & rabbit repellent applied every two weeks on pansies. The customer likes his "bunny." Last year it ate all the pansies in the bed. This year they have been left alone once I started spraying them.
I have had good results also with Liquid Fence( the blue bottle not the green) I have applied it after each rain as the label instructs. It is expensive, but gets cheaper in concentrate in larger sizes. I found the best deal on line, Amazon. Nothing like the smell of putrefied eggs.
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Old 02-27-2014, 02:18 PM
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I have heard blood meal does well anybody tried that?
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Old 02-27-2014, 09:53 PM
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Rabbits are lagomorphs, not rodents.
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