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  1. MacPhersonlawn

    MacPhersonlawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 170

    Any suggestions on what will get rid of moles? I'm in New England.
  2. upidstay

    upidstay LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Posts: 1,341

    Take a stick and some flags. Poke holes in all of the tunnels you see, and then monitor daily for three days. The ones that were repaired are the main feeder tunnels. Treat these with Talpirid. It is a new bait from Bayer. Looks like gummy worms. Follow the directions and your moles will be history. Lesco should have it.
  3. gqnine44

    gqnine44 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 501

    Just set traps.
  4. richallseasons

    richallseasons LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 479

    check this site out themoleman.com
  5. B&B

    B&B LawnSite Member
    Posts: 57

    A pitchfork works for me!!
  6. Chuck Sigmon

    Chuck Sigmon LawnSite Member
    from N. C.
    Posts: 12

    Get rid of their food supply (grubs ect...) and they should leave on their own.
  7. Tscape

    Tscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,373

    The main staple in their diet is earthworms. You going to get rid of all of those?
  8. kappa915

    kappa915 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 48

    One Solution......................CATS:)
  9. vegomatic40

    vegomatic40 LawnSite Senior Member
    from 6
    Posts: 406

    I prefer harpoon-style spring loaded traps. Pretty cheap and last forever. Talpirid has too much potential liablity associated with it. Works by causeing "internal bleeding" of whatever ingests it. Be it the common eastern mole or, your customers $1000 imported Mongolian-Gopher Dog that she calls "Precious" that happened to stumble on the carcass of what you are trying to kill. I am also pretty sure that many states will require a seperate category of licensing to legally dispense that product.
  10. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,496

    First, Talpirid, is not made or produced by Bayer. It is from Bell Labratories. Second, it is NOT an anticoagulant. It is a neuro-inhibitor that causes paralysis, convulsions and death. (Basically respiratory failure).

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