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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 9:47 pm    Post subject: O’Possums Reply with quote

This is interesting...they might not be the best looking critter in the paddock, but they are useful.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:39 am    Post subject: Re: O’Possums Reply with quote

Scratch who'd a thunk it?

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 12:43 pm    Post subject: Re: O’Possums Reply with quote

Vince wrote:
This is interesting...they might not be the best looking critter in the paddock, but they are useful.

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Is it just the Irish ones do this? Very Happy
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:01 pm    Post subject: Re: O’Possums Reply with quote

she didn't look Irish to me.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:27 am    Post subject: Re: O’Possums Reply with quote

What do Irish opossums look like, Mike

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:31 pm    Post subject: Re: O’Possums Reply with quote

They have red fur and green eyes...

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:42 pm    Post subject: Re: O’Possums Reply with quote

RIGHT!!

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:44 pm    Post subject: Re: O’Possums Reply with quote

Bushmaster wrote:
What do Irish opossums look like, Mike

It's in the name, like O'Leary, O'Brian & O'kapi. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:41 pm    Post subject: Re: O’Possums Reply with quote

well technically that picture is a possum...... the furry ones we have ''down under" are opossums...or brush tail oppossums to be even more PC. them ones you lot have look like overgrown nuclear power plant rats to me LOL.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 4:32 am    Post subject: Re: O’Possums Reply with quote

I know squat about "down under opossums" But, all ours are welcome on my farm anytime. They rarely get rabies, they kill and eat rats, mice, and snakes. I watched one kill and eat a huge copperhead last year. Never have had one attack my chickens, unlike raccoons, bob cats, eagles, hawks and a variety of other wildlife. The only thing that irritates me is they sometimes burrow under my house. We just trap them and release them at least 5 miles away.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:17 am    Post subject: Re: O’Possums Reply with quote

Wait until you get a pair that decide to homestead your garage. Then see what you think.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:34 am    Post subject: Re: O’Possums Reply with quote

Oh come on Busy, possum's are easy, now a couple brown bear might be a little more serious.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:37 am    Post subject: Re: O’Possums Reply with quote

Tried everything I could think of to trap the damn critters all to no avail. .22 woodsman solved the problem.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:09 am    Post subject: Re: O’Possums Reply with quote

Stinky two day old canned cat food in a Hav-A-Heart. Works for me every time.

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