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What equipment is needed to trap a skunk?

Are you having trouble related with the presence of skunks in your property? If the answer is yes, then for you the best method of getting rid of trouble is to take some effective steps for making sure that animal is removed from your property. You will have to physically trap and remove the animal with a lot of care because the focus should always be upon the point that neither animal nor you should get any sort of harm. It is not very much difficult to trap skunks all that you need to do is to set a trap that should be convincing for the animal so that it can get inside the cage. The main difficulty comes when you have to avoid its spray, in case you are using open cage traps, then possibility is very high that skunk will release smell right through it. Keeping this point in consideration a good number of individuals prefer to use solid walled spray proof skunks traps. The best thing to mention here is that you should always approach the animal with a lot of care and must take all the necessary precautions because any kind of issue can create big trouble for you in the long run.



The equipment: It is obvious you can’t catch the animal on your own without using any kind of tools or equipment. You need to set a trap for catching skunks and for this you will need a trap that must be big enough to deal with the job. Important point is that its sides should be solid so that you can prevent getting sprayed. Its size is a very important factor, which should be good enough to accommodate a fully grown skunk. It should have a decent design and must not bring any kind of harm to the animal. A good number of traps are being offered in the market all that you need to do is to make the selection of one keeping in consideration the imposed requirements.

Bait plays a very important role when you catch a raccoon because it will attract it towards the trap. Wet cat food can be used because skunks like it, but many other animals don’t find it attractive at all. However, with cat food you can end with a cat inside trap so if you live in an area where there is abundance of cat, then it will be a better option to use marshmallows because cats don’t like marshmallows, but skunks are attracted towards them. It is all about exploring your options for finding suitable bait, which should not bring any sort of harm to the animal. Keep the above mentioned points in mind and you will see results. Go back to the How to get rid of skunks home page.

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