Gophers, Moles, Voles, and Mice

Wed, 28 Dec 2011 20:18:59 PST
Far better than cats, and far less destructive to the environment, are barn
owls. A pair will consume, between themselves and their family of young, a
thousand rodents per annum. It has made the world of difference here.
Besides cats, domestic or feral, at least in this area, are quite
ineffective. They are consumed by coyotes. Bobcats, if you have them perform

A far better choice in most areas of this county (US) and indeed in many
parts of the world, are barn owls. I no longer use traps or poisins. The
latter just end up at the top of the food chain, usually in hawks, owls or

Make yourself a barn-owl house and discard the traps and poisins. 

San Diego  

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