BADGERSBadger (Taxidea taxus) (Taxidea taxus)

Fred Lindzey
Assistant Unit Leader
Wyoming Cooperative fish and Wildlife Research Unit
US Fish and Wildlife Service
University of Wyoming
Laramie, Wyoming 82071

Additional Badger Control Control Information

Damage Prevention and Control Methods

Exclusion

Generally not practical.

Habitat Modification

Controlling rodent populations may make habitats less suitable for badgers.

Frightening

Bright lights.

Repellents

None are registered.

Toxicants

None are registered.

Fumigants

None are registered.

Trapping

Steel leghold traps.
Live traps.

Shooting

Where permitted, shooting with a rifle, handgun, or shotgun is effective.

Editors

Scott E. Hygnstrom; Robert M. Timm; Gary E. Larson

Prevention and Control of Wildlife Damage 1994 Logo

PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF WILDLIFE DAMAGE — 1994

Cooperative Extension Division Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources University of Nebraska -Lincoln

United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Animal Damage Control

Great Plains Agricultural Council Wildlife Committee

 

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