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How do you trap a rabbit in a live trap?

Last Updated: 25th January, 2020

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  1. 1Select a Live Rabbit Trap. Choose a mid-size trap that's around 22-30 inches in length.
  2. 2Determine Trap Placement. Place your trap in a spot where you see the most rabbit activity or damage.
  3. 3Select and Position Bait.
  4. 4Carefully Set Your Trap.
  5. 5Check Trap Often.
  6. 6You've Caught a Rabbit!
  7. 7Reduce Attractants.

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Hereof, how do you catch a rabbit in a live trap?

Pour some apple cider into a spray bottle, and spray it thoroughly on the inside of your trap. The apple scent will serve two purposes: luring rabbits into the cage and covering up any human scent that may deter rabbits from entering. Create a trail of bait from outside of the trap to help guide rabbits in.

Secondly, 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.

Hereof, how do you trap rabbits in your yard?

Position the bait 2 to 3 inches from the rear of the cage. Make sure to place the bait behind the trigger plate, not on it. Suitable baits for attracting rabbits include apples, nuts, cereals and fresh vegetables. However, if the rabbits eat a specific item from your yard or garden, use that food as bait.

How do you catch a stray rabbit?

Catching a Stray Rabbit. At the very least, leave some water and food in the area where you saw the rabbit to keep them in that general location for whenever volunteers are able to make it out to the site. Green leaf or romaine lettuce along with a few baby carrots or slices of banana should keep the rabbit coming back

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