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Armadillo in My Yard

I want to know how to keep an armadillo out of my yard. He is obviously after the grubs in the yard. I have tried moth balls, traps, nothing has worked yet.

Dee from Texas

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May 24, 20040 found this helpful
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Here are some links:

ARMADILLO CONTROL
http://www.bugs … cts/page438.html

Here's an Armadillo Repellant (I have never used it)
http://www.mast … llo-control.html

Here's another repellant called Shake-Away
http://www.crit … -landscaping.php

Basically they establish foraging routes. If they know they can get food somewhere they will come back over and over and over. Apparently they don't like Coyote Urine which is the foundation for the second repellant.

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By Tom (Guest Post)
April 27, 20050 found this helpful
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I've searched the net and came up with the three recommendations:
1. Create a barrier (not very pratical).

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2. Live traps
3. Shoot the boogers.
In the case of number 2, immediately move on to number 3.
I also read that (and this is from the dirt doctor here in Texas) that a cup of human urine and a cup of ammonia mixed together in a gallan of wate can be sprayed on problem areas. Drink lots of beer first!

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By Jon Ryan (Guest Post)
May 21, 20040 found this helpful

I have an excellent recipe for armadillo gumbo!

Jon

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By Kimberly (Guest Post)
May 27, 20050 found this helpful

O.K. I've used any and everything to remove the armadillo. Next is to sleep outside with a gun!

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June 9, 2011

How do I catch or trap an armadillo? It is digging up everything.

By Joyce Lambert

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June 25, 20110 found this helpful

I don't know, but be careful if you handle one. They can carry leprosy.

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