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Badgers arrgh!
We have had a night time visitor for the last couple of nights and it can only be a badger. The favourite GoY deterent seems to be Jayes Fluid and we bought some today to water along the field boundary. Whilst the tin gives many useful dilution ratios for different purposes it doesn't have one for 'badger off'!
What dilution ratio do others use for this purpose?



We aren't all fortunate enough to live in truly rural areas Bulbaholic so I 'phoned a friend' who is a farmer. He reckons that it is actually the smell that deters them and recommends 250 ml of Jeyes to 5 litres of water, i.e. 20 to 1.

If that is wrong I will give you his address and you can shoot him, not me.

11 Apr, 2013


Spritzhenry uses jeyes, but I seem to recall she soaks rags in it and attaches them to fences and the like, which would imply its neat, but you might contact her to check.

11 Apr, 2013


Had to go round and check the fences for places of ingress the other day. The had lifted the wire netting in one place. Pegged it down and it has stopped them so far. Might try the Jeyes Fluid thing though if they start attacking the fence again.

11 Apr, 2013


Well, we had the badger for two nights then he didn't return for the last two nights - fingers crossed. I did hang a Jeyes soaked rag on the fence last night but don't know if he came or not.
Hopefully there is not too much of interest for him in our garden as we don't have a lawn; lots of bulbs though! Talking to neighbours they have reported their cats diving through the cat flap at nights with their tails fluffed up
Thanks for your trouble, Sarraceniac, I will write that dilution on the tin.

12 Apr, 2013

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