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What does fox urine deter?

Last Updated: 14th June, 2020

Red fox urine is the all-natural, organic and humane way to deter most yard and garden pests including deer, rabbits, skunk, ground hogs and small rodents. Long used by gardeners, this proven non kill method utilizes 99% pure red fox urine predator scent to trigger the fight or flight response in small animals of prey.

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In this manner, will human urine deter foxes?

It may seem an unusual one, but like the hair, foxes are naturally put off by the smell of urine. Not only human urine but also urine from other predators of the fox, i.e. larger animals. It has been reported that it is the best to use the urine of a male candidate for the best results.

Secondly, how long does fox urine last? two to three weeks

Keeping this in consideration, what smells do foxes hate?

Foxes have a very powerful sense of smell, and there are smells that they really dislike. You can use these to deter foxes from your garden. Using natural ingredients like chilli peppers, garlic and capsaicin will keep the foxes away. Try boiling the chilli pepper and garlic with some water, then mix it in a blender.

What is the best repellent for foxes?

TOP 9 Fox Repellents & Deterrents

  • Wolf Urine Fox Repellant, 16 oz.
  • Havahart Critter Ridder 3146 Animal Repellent, 5 Pounds.
  • Predator Guard Solar-Powered Deterrent.
  • ScareCrow Motion Activated Sprinkler.
  • Foxlights Night Predator Deterrent.
  • Wikoo Ultrasonic Animal Repeller.
  • Cat Scat Mat.
  • Scoot Fox Repellent, 50g Sachets (Pack of 2)

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Do moth balls deter foxes?

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How do you repel foxes naturally?

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  2. Block access to enclosed spaces that could turn into a den.
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  4. Apply repellent strategically.
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