Re: danged antlered rodents!

Tue Jul 09, 2013 7:33 am

Peter Person wrote:Joe,
Does Massachusetts have "Nuisance Tags"? If so, you should be able to go there now.
Erik would be willing to take care of a couple himself!

You could call it a DeereFest :lol:

Peter

Peter, I think you need to be a commercial grower, to qualify for a Nuisance permit. Ed

Re: danged antlered rodents!

Tue Jul 09, 2013 7:40 am

Time to get out the family Joules. Three of them will make a lasting impression.

Re: danged antlered rodents!

Tue Jul 09, 2013 7:43 pm

ScottyD'sdad wrote:Bob, Steve, the commercial grower in the area,uses clear plastic row covers, for starting early corn. Deer hooves punch "vent holes" in it, every year, so I think that they like their corn later in the season! Ed

Why you yellin' at me, the deer said it, not me !!!

Re: danged antlered rodents!

Tue Jul 09, 2013 8:18 pm

Yes Mass is not as easy to get a special permit to harvest nuisance deer, Not the time of the year to harvest , they are loaded with ticks and birthing season is close.

Re: danged antlered rodents!

Tue Jul 09, 2013 8:41 pm

You should be able to find a bunch of remedies online to repel them, places like Lowes sell stuff you can spray that is supposed to keep them out. On the farm, scattering mothballs around the perimeter seemed to be about the best way. My experience has been that any repellant is short lived--they quickly get used to it.

The only good deer is a dead one. My dream is that one day one might drive from the beach all the way to at least Kentucky and not see so much as a hoof track. They serve no useful purpose other than to spread disease and destroy crops and property. Hope you can get them under control.

Al

Re: danged antlered rodents!

Tue Jul 09, 2013 8:50 pm

I am not going to bother with a garden until I can get poles up and string some wire. One of the commercial berry growers nearby has a 10 foot high fence around 15-20 acres.

Re: danged antlered rodents!

Wed Jul 10, 2013 7:51 am

I'm thinking fence, too. Twitchy trigger finger, doesn't work, unless the deer, and thje finger, are in close proximity, at the same time. The repellents sold in the box stores, are expensive, and effectiveness is questionable . Ed

Re: danged antlered rodents!

Wed Jul 10, 2013 8:30 am

Liquid Fence works very well. But, probably not very cost effective for a larger application.

Re: danged antlered rodents!

Wed Jul 10, 2013 9:46 am

Gotten here too thanks sonny

Re: danged antlered rodents!

Thu Jul 11, 2013 4:49 am

Understand the problem, my neighbor has 600 acres of apples....Liquid fence works good on small apps....As does my 25-20 :lol: .....Its a serious problem but I must say I got a few chuckles reading some of the posts....Now I got to clean the coffee of the keyboard.....And my shirt....Dave

Re: danged antlered rodents!

Fri Jul 12, 2013 7:10 pm

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Sat Jul 13, 2013 7:05 am

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Re: danged antlered rodents!

Sat Jul 13, 2013 8:51 am

Bob, remember where YOU munch on sweet corn! Bandit may not allow it, any more! Ed

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Sat Jul 13, 2013 9:26 am

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Re: danged antlered rodents!

Sat Jul 13, 2013 4:26 pm

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