I got to kill a skunk. I can live trap it, but I gotta kill it without it spraying.
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i am not sure it will work but we did it 1 time.
we trpped it and some one told my freind if you would spray it with a water hose and keep it wet especially the tail it could not raise it to spray.
i know it worked that time because i was running the water hose buddy carried trap away from house and shot it while water was still running, i cant remember if it sprayed when shot.
the animal controll here sayes if you hold a blanket up in front of you so it cant see you and walk up and lay blanket over trap you can move it, but i ve seen that and it didnt work when i watched them.
maybe some one else will post an answer.
this kills them instantly, they don't usualy have time to spray.
Or if you live trap it , it can be dropped in water and drowned.
they will spray about half the time.We have a syringe on a long pole an we inject with formaldahyde.One of my guys just called and said he would running alittle late as he got juiced this morning.Two out of twentyeight aint too bad.Drowning works well too.
put the trap in a big trash sack then set it or wrap the trap in a sheet
If it is in a live trap, run a long pole through the handle, get someone on each end to lift it, and transport to a pond, water trough, or large tub filled with water. Slowly submerge, and then you can remove it after a few minutes. Move slowly around it, and it will not spray...of course, this comes w/o guarantees!
If so,then gas it with exhaust.They never spray.
But I have a trap that once it trips the skunk can't raise his tail. I just put a towel over the cage and let him settle down. Then take the cage and lower it in a 30 gal. trash can.
I live trapped 14, got sprayed once. My dog killed 3 and got hammered every time , never learned.