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groovy alpaca

  • Joined Dec 2010
Rabbit control
« on: January 05, 2011, 06:54:48 pm »
I don's suppose this is the place to discuss effective wild rabbit control methods is it?  ;)

faith0504

  • Joined Aug 2010
  • Cairngorms
  • take it easy and chill
    • blaemuir cottage
Re: Rabbit control
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2011, 08:02:22 pm »
there are some threads about wild rabbits and there control, have a browse cant remember where they are off hand but sure you will find some usefull stuff  :wave:

daddymatty82

  • Joined Aug 2010
  • swindon
Re: Rabbit control
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2011, 08:27:00 pm »
I don's suppose this is the place to discuss effective wild rabbit control methods is it?  ;)
where you located im sure you will find someone to shoot them for you

clumbaboy

  • Joined Aug 2009
  • Gretna
Re: Rabbit control
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2011, 09:41:47 am »
Hi I'm close to gretna and always on the lookout for some more rabbit control, usually with ferrets or with a silenced rifle, have to keep expanding as I have got most of the farm well under control with the rabbits.

princesspiggy

  • Guest
Re: Rabbit control
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2011, 06:05:45 pm »
iv only ever seen since 2 wild rabbits on our farm in 6 years, and that was when a pet one got loose and they teamed up together til we got him again. we do have hares though but theyre no trouble to us.

groovy alpaca

  • Joined Dec 2010
Re: Rabbit control
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2011, 02:43:16 pm »
lucky you! we have an infestation >:(

princesspiggy

  • Guest
Re: Rabbit control
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2011, 06:35:31 pm »
we have a burn and river all round our boundary and quite alot of foxes so i think maybe they were hunted out or dont jump the river. apparently hares and rabbits dont share same ground, same for rats and mice - dont know if thats true tho  :bunny:

Orinlooper

  • Joined Aug 2015
Re: Rabbit control
« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2021, 09:25:04 am »
No thatís not true we have mice and rats

Womble

  • Joined Mar 2009
  • Stirlingshire, Central Scotland
Re: Rabbit control
« Reply #8 on: January 23, 2021, 08:03:01 pm »
I don's suppose this is the place to discuss effective wild rabbit control methods is it?  ;)

Why not?  (apart from the fact I'm jealous you even need to ask!).
"All fungi are edible. Some fungi are only edible once." -Terry Pratchett

ZacB

  • Joined Apr 2012
  • Suffolk
Re: Rabbit control
« Reply #9 on: January 24, 2021, 06:32:12 am »
lucky you! we have an infestation >:(
If you gave a general location someone on here may be happy to carry out some pest control for you. A mix of ferreting & shooting will usually get on top of any problem.

macgro7

  • Joined Feb 2016
  • Leicester
Re: Rabbit control
« Reply #10 on: January 25, 2021, 05:23:17 pm »
lucky you! we have an infestation >:(
If you gave a general location someone on here may be happy to carry out some pest control for you. A mix of ferreting & shooting will usually get on top of any problem.
With social distancing of course  ;)
Makensure you rifle is at least 6 ft away from the closest rabbit
Growing loads of fruits and vegetables! Raising dairy goats, chickens, ducks, rabbits on 1/2 acre in the middle of the city of Leicester, using permaculture methods.

Womble

  • Joined Mar 2009
  • Stirlingshire, Central Scotland
Re: Rabbit control
« Reply #11 on: January 25, 2021, 05:30:38 pm »
If somebody were 6ft away from me and waving a rifle, I wouldn't think that very social, regardless of the distance!
"All fungi are edible. Some fungi are only edible once." -Terry Pratchett

GBov

  • Joined Nov 2019
Re: Rabbit control
« Reply #12 on: January 25, 2021, 06:19:48 pm »
If somebody were 6ft away from me and waving a rifle, I wouldn't think that very social, regardless of the distance!

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