Gopher Control Bradbury

Gopher Removal in Bradbury, CA

If rodents like gophers are damaging your Bradbury property and you need Gopher Control service call Rodent Guys to rescue your yard.  Our Gopher Control service in Bradbury, CA is offered with pet friendly methods by well trained techs.  Call us at 909-599-4711 to service Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange and Riverside counties.

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Any gopher control Bradbury California needs is from the pocket gopher which is the exact same as a gopher. Most damages is almost always to new plants because they’re young, un-established and it also doesn’t take a great deal of gnawing for the gopher to eliminate or consume it. Lawn can be exceptionally effected by gophers with damage from both consuming of the lawn plus the dirt shoved at the top as well as staying on top of the lawn which will smothers it.

Big trees can take eating for a little bit so no worries. Smaller trees could very well be killed because of a gopher promptly because the roots supplying the life for the tree are immature. You will quickly realize particular limbs of trees or bushes start to die out whenever gophers are damaging it. This is the result of the roots issuing life for that section of the plant is weakened or destroyed from the gopher and without any longer providing life to that part of the plant you might be raising.

How Do I Know if I need service?

Gopher Control in Los Angeles, CA

Gopher mounds with exit hole

Gopher Mound

Pocket gopher burrows are usually stuffed wth dirt like in the picture above. This helps to tell them apart from other tunneling rodents like  moles.  They can dig one to three mounds every day which is why you want to eliminate gophers right away on your home.  Gopher removal (not gofer removal ) is usually done by a qualified pest control company with background in how to kill gophers for your yard.  Always check that they have an agriculture pest control license as required by California state law in and not just a structural license.

Destruction and why we need Removal

Gophers eat plants, roots of trees, flowers and vegetables on your garden – if it’s a plant they most likely will eatwll consume|like} it.  Most damage is to new plants because they are young, un-established and it doesn’tdoes not} take a lot for a gopher to destroy or consume it.  Grass is also very impacted by gophers with damage from both the eating of the turf and the soil pushed on top and staying on the lawn which kills it.

Large trees can take chewing for a while so not to panic.  Smaller trees can be killed by a gopher in a short time because the root system supplying the life to the tree are undeveloped.  You will see certain branches of trees or bushes begin to dry out when gophers are damaging them.  This is caused by the roots giving life to that part of the plant is damaged or killed by the gopher and no longer supplying nutrients to that part of the plant you are growing in.

The common control methods for gopher extermination are burrow fumigants, baiting, burrow blasting, Tunnel Fill, and trapping. Trapping, Tunnel Fill and baiting are methods that a property owner can use with some success. Burrow Blasting is normally performed by a company dedicated to gophers (we use a Varmint Getter for burrow blasting) because of the expense of the blaster.

Burrow fumigants are very effective but are restricted materials in, only available to and used by licensed professionals like us. Burrow fumigants are not the same as the flares from the nursery which are seldom successful.

Poison baits used by agriculture pest control operators are much higher concentration and effective than what is obtainable to a homeowner.  The main reason to hire a gopher expert is the knowledge of what technique to use for each situation and proper placement of fumigants and or bait for effective removal of gophers.

Using water to wash them out 

Flooding can work on farms where the whole crop area is flooded and there is nowhere for a gopher to go.  On your property you are going to try to flood the gopher with a water holse down the hole.  The problem is the water typically never fills up the tunnel system and the gopher simply raises his nose above the water line until you start to think about about the water bill in Bradbury and shut it off.

Repellent 

There are no repellents in Bradbury available at the present time that have been shown to provide good Gopher Control. Several plants, such as gopher purge and cantor bean have been said to offer control, but these claims have never been authenticated.   If they really worked to get rid of gophers no one would be reading this site including you.

Keeping gophers out of your lawn using physical barriers can be effective for small areas. Any large project, such as placing fencing around the area of your backyard would cost too much. Plus this would at best only offer short-term control. Eventually gophers find a way in. 

Raised flower beds can be protected by fixing a 1/4 inch galvanized hardware cloth under the bed and securing it to the 2×6 wood frame before filling with soil in your yard.

Calif DFG position 

 When gophers are causing damage to you Bradbury property, they are allowed to be removed by all allowable method. Allowable methods include gopher traps and poison bait used by the owner or tenant of the property. Any poison bait used to kill gophers must be labeld for gophers on the product label and follow the instructions carefully.

 Rodent Guys Rodent Company

We will come out to provide Gopher Control services in Bradbury using the best methods based on each situation such as fumigation.  Depending on where tunnels are located poison baits are used in place of fumigation of tunnels.  Gopher Control is a tough job for the novice, we have a lot of experience with it.

Gopher Pest Control at it's best

Captured two Gophers

This is head honcho of Rodent Guys, Nick Nielsen, with two gophers, one caught in a gopher trap and one removed with poison.  Nick and his team of Gopher Control experts will be showing off trophies like these at the end of your project.

We Service Most areas in the following counties:

 Los Angeles County, Ventura, San Bernardino County, Orange County and Riverside County

References:
http://wdfw.wa.gov/living/gophers.html
http://agr.mt.gov/agr/Producer/VertebratePest/Bulletins/pdf/PocketGopher.pdf
 http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7433.html http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7476.html