[NAFEX] voles

Elizabeth Hilborn ehilborn at mebtel.net
Sun Aug 21 07:37:20 EDT 2011

What do you mean by bait block?  I have used Roxol pellets in runs and a 
trap for a meadow vole I saw running along the surface to eat dropped 
blueberries apparently, but I am not aware of other lethal control measures.

Meadow voles have been bad this year for me, and my normal system using 
a repellent has been ineffective at controlling them, so I appreciate 
learning about more methods.

Betsy Hilborn
7a central NC

On 8/20/2011 10:03 PM, Richard MURPHY wrote:
> My Dreadful experience is only with Meadow Voles.
> I consider myself fortunate.
> They girdled 24 of 100 trees in 2005. I replanted at great expense / education!
> Spiral wraps on baby trees, aluminum window screen on adolescent trees has worked 100%.
> My placement of 1 bait block per tree has also yielded a decent 'crop' of Voles each Spring....

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