What is the best way to kill a gopher?
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Correspondingly, what will kill a gopher?
Strychnine will not only kill the gopher, but will kill anything that eats the dead gopher or anything that may eat the grain set out for it. Zinc phosphide and, like strychnine will kill any animal that eats the poisoned gopher or bait grain. Chlorophacinone (RoZol) – This is an anticoagulant poison.
Similarly, does Juicy Fruit gum kill gophers? ALTERNATIVES: I think it's an urban legend, but supposedly you chew some Wrigley's Juicy Fruit gum until the flavor starts to come out and then drop the stuff into a gopher hole. Attracted to the fruity scent, the gopher eats the gum, which it cannot digest, and dies.
In respect to this, how do you get rid of gophers naturally?
To repel gophers naturally, try putting a few drops of peppermint oil on cotton balls, and then placing the cotton balls inside tunnel entrances. Gophers do not like the smell of peppermint, so this non-lethal gopher control method is a natural gopher repellent that can help rid your yard of these subterranean rodents.
Can you drown out a gopher?
Drown them or smoke them out of the tunnels. You can use a garden hose and place it inside the tunnel and turn it on full blast. Hardware and garden stores also sell gopher flares that work really well. Once the gophers are gone, the snakes will leave your property in search of food.