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Old 11-30-2016, 07:01 PM
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Armadillos have been digging the yard and burrowing near the house. Is there any way to get rid or repel them, other than shooting them? Some say mothballs will repel them.
I live in coastal Ga.
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I think you ought to build a Dillo canon or launcher and send them back to the woods they came from.
Old 11-30-2016, 07:23 PM
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^ And there you have it. I think we can all agree that this problem has been solved.
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I've observed that interstate highways are effective at reducing their populations.
Other than that, I'd suggest a dog or a Ruger .22.
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A .22 Mag works much better on Dilla's. One shot and they are done usually, shoot em with a .22LR and they could run away and die under your house.
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3 yellow onions
1/2 cup green onions
1/2 cup celery
1 green pepper
1/2 stick butter
3 teaspoons olive oil
2 cups water

Brown in butter and oil until its nice and golden, about 30 min
simmer for 2 hours, season to taste....

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Pig in a half shell?
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Every dead armadillos I have seen has been killed by a car or truck.
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They eat grubs that are eating your grass. If the digging does not bother you, let them aireorate and de grub your yard. You can trap them or shoot them or sprinkle moth balls around the yard. We used to shoot them, but it Seems that they really do not hurt anything.
Rake the dirt back in the holes and go fishing.
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We have them at the farm...weird little creatures. Luckily, they haven't torn up much, but I hear they are about as bad as hogs as it relates to damaging land. All I know is the steady progression east over the years is nothing but amazing. I-95 used to be the barrier for them, it seemed.
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My 110 lb German Shepherd keeps most Opossums and Armadillos away

He got an Armadillo the other night at the bay house, I found it dead in the morning.
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Not sure how to get rid of them, but they are by far the absolute loudest creatures I've ever heard in the woods while sitting in a tree stand. They put turkeys to shame in dry leaves.
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as stated prior they are digging for grubs

you need to spray for grubs and when you get rid of the grubs they will move on to your neighbors yards that have grubs.....they are not digging for fun they are after the food when the food is gone so are they
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Watch out for the pink ones.

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Live trap/relocate.
Live trap/make a roux
22/make a roux
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Originally Posted by wezie View Post
They eat grubs that are eating your grass. If the digging does not bother you, let them aireorate and de grub your yard. You can trap them or shoot them or sprinkle moth balls around the yard.
This. We used to have a problem with them and then we started treating the yard with Bayer Grub Killer and Complete Insect Killer. Now we rarely see them - they have no reason to come into our yard because there is no food for them to eat.
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Originally Posted by Riptied View Post
I think you ought to build a Dillo canon or launcher and send them back to the woods they came from.
Brilliant!

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Used to shoot em with my shotgun....#8 birdshot will get er done...
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Be careful handling the carcass

http://www.livescience.com/52792-arm...uthern-us.html
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These work, buy the scented.

http://thearmadillotrap.com/index.html

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