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Jan GOPHER damage

  • Subject: Jan GOPHER damage
  • From: "SandraB" <bardraj2003@yahoo.ca>
  • Date: Sat, 21 Jul 2007 07:00:37 -0500

It is supposed to be genetic the hunting bit.  I know they don't need to have a mother train them, because I got a kitten dumped on me and she is the best hunter and never had a bit of training.  I used to have
problems with moles here but no more.
SE Manitoba
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, July 20, 2007 9:13 PM
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] GOPHER damage

Hi All,
We acquired a couple of (I hope) specialty gohper traps a month ago.  Any suggestions on a training program?  I have heard that they only hunt if their mothers trained them.  We lost our former gopher cat a couple of years ago and they have gone wild in their takeover of the whole place.  Darker = Gren (Grendal)  Lighter = Kazi )kamikazi)
Jan in Chatsworth

Vicki <jvickic@comcast.net> wrote:
Hi Ann and Ellen,
Ann, We have over a half acre in iris and it is broken up into three different areas on our 1 2/3rd acre. I don't think chicken wire would work. Ellen, I think the gophers are unaffected  to any poison in the rhizomes.  They have destroyed several iris so far this year and nearly wiped out one large section of our garden last year when Jim was so ill.
So hopefully, someone will have another suggestion. Oh, yes we have tried the traps, too.

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