ARMADILLOS (Dasypus novemcinctus)Armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus) Prevention and Control of Wildlife Damage 1994

Donald W. Hawthorne
Associate Deputy Administrator
USDA-APHIS-Wildlife Services
Washington, DC 20090-6464

Damage Prevention and Control Methods

Exclusion

Fences or barriers are generally not practical, but a possible option.

Habitat Modification

Clear brush and other cover to reduce habitat. 

Repellents

None are registered.

Toxicants

None are registered.

Fumigants

None are registered.

Trapping

Live traps (box traps).
 Leghold traps (size No. 1 or 2).
Conibear® 220.

Shooting

One of the most commonly used methods.

Other Methods

Soil insecticides that remove food sources will discourage armadillos from feeding in an area.

Editors

Scott E. Hygnstrom; Robert M. Timm; Gary E. Larson

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PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF WILDLIFE DAMAGE — 1994

Cooperative Extension Division Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources University of Nebraska -Lincoln

United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Animal Damage Control

Great Plains Agricultural Council Wildlife Committee

 

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