How do you trap a cottontail rabbit?
Likewise, people ask, how do you trap a wild rabbit?
Rabbit Baits In the trap there should be a plate at the opposite end of the trap door where you place the bait. Effective baits for capturing a wild rabbit include carrots, lettuce, apples, brussel sprouts, and apple cider (spray the trap with a skirt bottle).
Beside above, how do you catch a rabbit? To catch a wild rabbit, you'll need a live trap. Try placing your trap along a rabbit trail, which may be close to your fence or garden wall. Use vegetables like carrots, apples, or spinach as bait for the trap. Remember to check back every 24 hours or so, since you don't want to leave a rabbit trapped for too long.
Also, what attracts rabbits to traps?
The best bait for rabbits includes brussel sprouts, carrots, lettuce and apples; you can also spray the inside of the trap with apple cider. Unusual rabbit baiting tips include crumbling up cheesy biscuits and placing them inside the trap.
How does a rabbit trap work?
The rabbit enters the trap through the open door because it is attracted to the bait. Then it starts eating the bait once it's inside the trap and the door closes, trapping the rabbit inside.