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Animal Pests

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

PorcupinesRabbitsSapsuckersVoles

 

 

 

 

 


Porcupines

PorcupinePlants 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
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Apply Lac Balsam to wounds to help heal.


Rabbits

RabbitsPlants affected:  Any woody trees/shrubs

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

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.


Sapsucker

SapsuckerPlants affected:  Any tree

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

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.


Voles/Moles

VolesPlants 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.