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Old 05-30-2019, 02:38 PM   #1
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Does anyone know what truly would attract Possum to my property? I want them to come and hang out ...need them to eat the tics
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Old 05-30-2019, 04:06 PM   #2
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They're transient by nature, and never stay anywhere long.

That said, they like dead stuff, and do eat ticks.
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Old 05-30-2019, 04:17 PM   #3
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Wild turkeys like ticks as well. 🦃
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Old 05-30-2019, 05:29 PM   #4
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Chickens eat ticks too. And they are a lot easier to get. But of course the bear eat chickens.
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Old 05-30-2019, 09:52 PM   #5
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Some people get a small flock of guinea hens and let them free range. They eat ticks as well.
Donít know how to keep them on your property though...maybe throw them grain to keep them around?
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Old 05-31-2019, 06:33 AM   #6
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Opposums will tear up your lawn, the same way skunks do when they are "rooting" for grubs. Be careful what you wish for.

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Old 05-31-2019, 11:28 AM   #7
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My sister raised some orphan 'possums. I recall they liked fried chicken.

After that introduction, I washed my hands a little better.
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Old 05-31-2019, 07:50 PM   #8
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I agree on the guinea fowl however you should know they are quite noisy. Very effective though.
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