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Armadillo Removal in Louisiana

armadillo removalArmadillo removal and control is a common call that is received in the North and Central Louisiana area. There are several different types of armadillos in which we are called to remove and control. Armadillos do various amounts of damage to yards and flowerbeds; they do a tremendous amount of damage to grasses and ornamental flowers, and can wreak havoc on a golf course. The nine banded armadillo has many predators and natural enemies that include bobcats, dogs, raccoons, coyotes, black bears, and humans. The nine banded armadillo is one of the hardest animals in the South to catch and many homeowners become frustrated with their inability to catch the armadillo. Trapping the armadillo is a relatively simple process if given the right experience and the right equipment. For more information on armadillos Please Click Here.

What damage will Armadillos do?

 
  • Numerous Holes These animals have sharp, strong claws and strong legs; both of these things make them very good diggers. As it digs for bugs and grubs, it will leave numerous holes all across your lawn. These holes, which are approximately 3-5 inches across, leave the terrain uneven and unsightly.
  • Burrows An armadillo burrow can damage sidewalks, driveways, sheds, foundations, and underground pipes. The worst (most expensive) damage is done when they burrow under sidewalks, sheds, or foundations, causing them to settle and shift. Their trenches can also break underground pipes.
  • Uprooted Plants Their digging is disastrous to lawns, flowerbeds, gardens, and golf courses.┬áTree root systems destroyed Trees are also victims because their root systems are often damaged by all the digging.

How do we remove armadillos?

 

Trapping armadillos is the best and most successful way to get rid of them. It can be a bit tricky since there is no real effective armadillo bait. The most important factor in this process is the placement of the trap; if you understand the animal and its habits, you can set the trap in a place where it will walk right in. Our professional wildlife control operators are well versed in animal behavior, and we know how to get rid of armadillos.

What attracts armadillos?

 

Armadillos like soft soil that is easy to dig in and that is full of insects, grubs and earthworms. They also feed on small invertebrates such as fleas and spiders that live underground, and are known to eat scorpions and berries.

They like dense, shady cover and will inhabit brush, woodlands, forests, and areas near creeks and rivers. They may dig out their burrows inside rock piles, stumps, thick brush, under a deck or in a crawlspace. Sometimes our customers request armadillo removal because the animals take up residence in their crawlspaces and keep them awake at night by rubbing their shells against the house.

What health risks do armadillos pose?

 
  • Rabies They can carry rabies, a progressive virus which paralyzes and can kill any mammal, including humans. Armadillos generally transmit rabies through biting. Since they rarely bite, contracting rabies from this animal is not as high a risk as contracting it from a raccoon, bat or skunk. Still, avoid contact with any wild animal.
  • Leprosy Armadillos are the only animals that can transmit leprosy. It is estimated that in some areas of the southern United States more than half of them carry leprosy. Symptoms of this disease include skin lesions, nerve damage, and numbness.
  • Tapeworms Tapeworms are parasites which can be transmitted to humans.
  • Salmonella People infected with salmonella bacteria can become seriously ill with diarrhea, vomiting, fever and chills. It is spread through the fecal matter of many animals.

What areas do we provide armadillo removal service?

 

Trapper J, a North Louisiana Nuisance Wildlife Animal Removal specialist is the most professional and humane nuisance wildlife control

service available in Monroe, West Monroe, Ruston, Bastrop, Alexandria, and Pineville in the North and Central Louisiana area.

Primarily serving the North and Central Louisiana Parishes of Allen, Beauregard, Bienville, Catahoula, Concordia, Caldwell, Claiborne,

East Carroll, Franklin, Grant, Jackson, La Salle, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Rapides, Richland, Sabine, Tensas, Union, Vernon, West Carroll, Winn and surrounding communities.

We also service the North and Central louisiana cities and towns of Alexandria, Arcadia, Bastrop, Colfax, Columbia, Oakdale,

Farmerville, Harrisonburg, Homer, Jena, Jonesboro, Kinder, Lake Providence, De Ridder, Oak Grove, Oberlin, Marksville, Monroe, Natchitoches, Rayville, Ruston, Saint Joseph, Tallulah, Vidalia, West Monroe, Winnfield, Winnsboro.
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • I'm hearing scurrying noises in my attic at first light, and at dusk. At night everything is quiet? Trapper J Says...You are dealing with a grey squirrel infestation, an inspection of the exterior roof and roof line will show you where the access hole is and where to set the traps.
  • I'm hearing something walking around the attic, it sounds very heavy and all the activity is at night?Trapper J Says...You are dealing with a raccoon, an inspection of the roof and roof line will show you the access hole and where to set the traps.
  • I have something that has dug a hole under my deck, I fill it in but every morning it opens back up? Trapper J Says...Your dealing with a skunk. If it was a groundhog the activity would only occur during daylight hours.
  • I saw a skunk going under my shed but I'm not smelling skunk odor, shouldn't I be smelling a skunk if there living on my property? Trapper J Says...Skunks do not go around spraying there musk all the time, they have a limited supply at any one time and only spray when they feel threatened. Skunks can go a year without releasing there musk.
  • An animal chewed through the soffit of my house and I think it is living in my attic. What do I do? Trapper J Says...The best way to handle a situation like this is to call us to catch the animals for you. Once the animals have been removed, he can repair the damage to prevent other animals from gaining access.
  • I found a baby wild animal on my property, what do I do?Trapper J Says...It is best to leave it alone. Usually the mother will come and pick it back up, try not to disturb wildlife.

About Trapper J

Trapper J has the training, equipment and experience to handle your nuisance wildlife situations. He can resolve your current wildlife problem and then "animal-proof" your home or place of business to prevent future infestations. We also conduct damage cleanouts (including dead animals and droppings), repairs and deodorizing with environmentally safe products.

We strive for the most humane and environmentally effective techniques for handling nuisance wildlife problems. The use of modern innovated methods will provide sound wildlife management services to ensure the protection of our customer's investments and most importantly their health.

We will repair damages, install custom and standard chimney caps, seal homes completely to prevent wildlife from entering, remove bird or bat droppings from an attic, install burial fencing, and remove dead animals, and pretty much anything related to a wildlife problem.

National Wildlife Control Operators Association

  • Trapper J is a member of the National Wildlife Control Operators Association. Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator # 454005
  • A professional wildlife control operator is a person with demonstrated expertise in the art and science of applying the principles of wildlife damage management to the sound resolution of wildlife conflict with humans.
  • NWCOA, a nonprofit, professional trade association devoted to professional development of the Wildlife Damage Management Industry through the individual development of well educated, experienced, and dedicated wildlife control operators.

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