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Re: Dang pesky critters

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Will Gumbert

03-28-2013 06:49:11
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Thanks for the info. I'm not sure what kind of mice these were, most likely just field mice that I often see when mowing around the shed. I've gotten a lot of good ideas here that I can try. Nobody said anything about the ultrasonic chasers so I guess they don't work. One other thing I have to do is clean up the shed - no more shop towels or hay/straw laying around. The corn field is on the other side of the creek so I don't have to worry about them bringing that in, at least. Thanks! -Will

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Billy NY

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 Re: Dang pesky critters in reply to Will Gumbert, 03-28-2013 06:49:11  
I think once you eliminate habit, make changes, it will disturb them. They get nice and cozy when its quiet. They rely on smell, and have a keen sense of it, noise they get used to eventually, I know they hate certain odors and peppermint is one. Find where they are using a trail or way in, they always use the same one, and disrupt that as well.

My place can get overun with the darned things, so once gone inside, I start trapping outside, they're just a pain to deal with but you can get ahead of them in no time. I had too many places of habitat nearby, happens when you work a lot and get behind on housekeeping, but have since removed most of it, the rest will go shortly, then I will use traps outside.

Ironically the place is loaded with every predator of mice, cats, owls, hawks, coyote, weasel, yet they thrive here. There has to be half a dozen stray cats that roam, probably more.

I caught one live in a trap in my kitchen, I painted part of him with chevy orange, let him go a few hundred yards away, he was back the next day, dry outside, had not rained, easily scented his way back, they are relentless, just have to stay ahead of them, those bucket traps put a dent in mice, and chipmunks which also got out of control with too much clutter around, one of them chewed through the garage door gasket and thats where most of the mice got in.

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