How far away should I release a groundhog?
Also to know is, is it bad to have a groundhog in your yard?
A groundhog's, or woodchuck's burrow are holes with large piles of dirt at the entrances and are a nuisance and can be dangerous. A groundhog's tunnels are very large and have many chambers which are invasive to your lawn and garden. So basically, they love to set up around your garden's fence or a farm's field.
Also, how do I keep a groundhog out of my garden? Here are 5 simple tactics for keeping groundhogs out of your yard and garden – and keeping your garden harvest for yourself.
- Reduce their food supply. One simple way to discourage groundhogs is to harvest your garden often.
- Keep the garden neat.
- Repel them.
- Block them out.
- Live trap with caution…or leave it to the pros.
Additionally, what do you do if you catch a groundhog?
Once you catch the groundhog, you need to go by state law, and humanely kill the animal. This is the case for most states, sadly. If you find that you must humanely kill the groundhog, and don't want to do so, you can either try to scare the animal off your property, or just learn to cohabitate.
What do groundhogs like to eat the most?
Most Common Groundhog Meals Primarily, groundhogs eat grasses, clover, alfalfa, and dandelions. In addition, groundhogs like to eat garden fruits and vegetables like berries, apples, lettuce, corn, and carrots.