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Asking for ideas on how to "manage" coyotes

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by soarwitheagles, Dec 24, 2015.

  1. May 4, 2017
    soarwitheagles

    soarwitheagles Loving the herd life

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    Wow, I am not gonna move to North Carolina unless I have a $10,000 night vision scope, drones patrolling with night vision, and a small army of people that can hit a bulls-eye at 1,000 yards on a consistent basis.
     
  2. May 4, 2017
    Southern by choice

    Southern by choice Herd Master

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    LOL it all depends where you live. ;)
     
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  3. May 8, 2017
    greybeard

    greybeard Herd Master

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    Coyotes around my place run in a pack almost every night. I've only seen a single twice. One was injured or diseased, and the other was in the middle of the 2011 drought. I killed the one with the swollen up leg.
     
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  4. May 8, 2017
    soarwitheagles

    soarwitheagles Loving the herd life

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    Greybeard, I would have wanted to kill all of em'. Someone here must have taken out all the coyotes because we haven't seen any in quite a while.

    I do know of a neighbor with one of those night vision scopes that cost thousands of dollars...and at times I have heard what seems to be a 300 mag...and often in the middle of the night.

    I think it is my neighbor!

    Wish I could afford one of those sniper rifles!
     
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  5. May 10, 2017
    Red the butcher

    Red the butcher Ridin' The Range

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    Here we can bait them and spot light them. They came on the farm once i emptied my PAP m92 ak47 variant on them. They have never been back in 5 years. They dont live far, i hear them almost every night but the don't set foot on my territory. They are actually pretty smart and if they understand that they are trespassing they stay right off. They know what waits for them here......
     
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  6. May 17, 2017
    rodeogirl

    rodeogirl Ridin' The Range

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    we can Spotlight and bait here also one of my friends will actually dig a hole in one of his pastures and Let it sit for a few days he can normally trap about 10 to 15 coyotes
     
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  7. May 17, 2017
    soarwitheagles

    soarwitheagles Loving the herd life

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    Wow, I read your posts and keep wishing I lived in your state!
     
  8. Jun 2, 2017
    Rezchamp

    Rezchamp Exploring the pasture

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    We had problems for years with coyotes after the "European BigBadWolf" thinking infected our area wiping out the wolves, bears and cougars(apex predators we fear and/or despise causing our frail human egos to compensate our inability to respect them by acts of killing them[just like a teenager in highschool saying "I ain't scared of you]).
    It took several years for the wolf population to rebound. Almost 45 years actually. Since the return of Wolf, Cougar, Bear, ( the coyote population dropped to historic numbers. I have had Bear, Wolve and Cougar come through my area now for over 10 years and nary a 1 has taken any of my stock. Skunk, Mink, Weasel and now&then Coyote(that has evaded Bear, Wolf & Cougar)may take the odd chicken, turkey, pigeon, duck or goose. I have more problem from Owl and Raven.
    The worst is domestic canine and feline.That's right people, Fido & Meemee and Garfield & Ginger,....our beloved "pets".
    I have 20 sled-dogs that haven't killed 1/100th of what other people's pets have. Now indeed Cougar, Bear and Wolf with the wrongful persecution we've labeled on them.
    I've found sleeping with my window and one eye open, a 4 power scope and cross-hatched 22LongRifle slug through the lungs is my best remedy for domestic canine and feline.
    Quick-kill traps and snares and my huskies are great Mink and Skunk deterrents.
    3" Magnum 12 guage BB is an excellent avian predator deterrent, or foothold traps on the light-pole.
    Wolf, Bear and Coyote are the Coyote control. It's effective and absolutely free. (well....other than the energy expended educating myself and changing my Old World European mind set)
     
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  9. Jun 2, 2017
    Bossroo

    Bossroo True BYH Addict

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    just another animal rights activist living in harmony dreamland ?
     
  10. Jun 2, 2017
    frustratedearthmother

    frustratedearthmother Herd Master

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    Nothing wrong with a live and let live attitude if your animals are staying safe. But, doesn't sound too much like an animal rights activist if he's got a rifle ready for whenever it might needed. And, he's probably right that domestic animals take a lot more domestic stock than wild critters. :hu