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3 Reasons Your Ground Squirrel Control Isn't Working

Getting rid of ground squirrel infestations can be challenging. From researching the best control methods to purchasing and implementing - there's room for error. 1 - Rodent Misidentification For example, if you put up an owl box thinking it will eliminate ground squirrel or prairie dog problems, you will be disappointed.  Ground Squirrels & Prairie Dogs are diurnal - most active during the day. Gophers are nocturnal - most active at night. Owl boxes are a good solution for gophers and mice because they attract owls and owls hunt at night when the gophers and mice are out. Owl Box Used to Control Gophers & Mice Over-populations 2.   Didn't Follow Instructions It's the middle of a hot summer day and you correctly identified the rodent pests as ground squirrels. You activated a gas cartridge and tossed it in one of their holes, covered it with dirt, and walked away assuming the problem is solved.  Checked back a few hours later... The Res