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Animal Pests

ANIMAL PESTS
Select the animal pest from the images below for more information:

PorcupinesRabbitsSapsuckersVoles

 

 

 

 


Porcupines
Porcupines

Plants affected:  Any woody trees/shrubs

Symptoms:  Outer layer of bark removed, inner, softer bark scraped at

Cultural Control:
• Wrap trees with wire fencing or sheet metal
• Plantskydd animal repellant, No Bite animal repellant
• Apply Lac Balsam to wounds to help heal


Rabbits

RabbitPlants Affected:  Any woody trees/shrubs

Symptoms:  Smaller stems chewed off, on trunks, the outer layer of bark removed, inner softer bark scraped

Controls - Cultural or Non-chemical:
• Wrap trees with wire fencing or sheet metal
• Plantskydd animal repellant, No Bite animal repellant
• Apply Lac Balsam to wounds to help heal

 


Sapsuckers

SapsuckersPlants Affected: Any tree

Symptoms:
• Tidy rows of holes drilled in bark
• Woodpeckers feed on the sap emerging from the holes and any insects that may be caught in holes

Controls - Cultural or Non-chemical:
• Wrap trees with wire fencing or sheet metal
• Plantskydd animal repellant, No Bite animal repellant
• Apply Lac Balsam to wounds to help heal


Moles/Voles

Vole DamageVolesPlants affected:  Lawn

Symptoms:  Hills/mounds in lawn and garden

Cultural Control: Mole/vole traps, Molemover emits chatter sounds to keep moles away

Chemical Control:  Giant Mole Destroyer Sulphur cartridges, place in burrow and light