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post #10 of (permalink) Old 01-22-2013, 10:23 PM
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Re: using mink boxes

How about using a box like is used for weasels, but use a slightly bigger box with a slightly bigger hole and a #11 instead of a #1? I'd chain it well though, have chain run out the side or something, hooked solid to a tree or cement block in case you catch a coon that stuck it's paw in there. And how about encouraging mice into the box months before season opens? Nearly every fallen birdhouse we have seems to turn into a mouse nest after a while. My cattle dog finds them and goes nuts.
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