Rabbit Control Services in The Bedford Area
If you are suffering from the effects of a rabbit population outburst on your land in the Bedford area, then rest assured that Pest Professionals can help. We can provide you with instant advice and help you to control any rabbit issue in two extremely simple and effective stages:
We will help you to assess your problem and give you immediate, honest and COST-FREE advice … without obligation
IF NEEDED, WE ORGANISE A VISIT or ON-SITE SURVEY FOR YOU
Your local Pest Professional will come round to sort the problem out quickly and with no fuss
The no obligation phone consultation service applies to both residential and business customers in the Bedford region. No rabbit control job is too large or too small for us to consider. Where appropriate we are able to advise on any immediate action required to protect your, property, garden or crops prior to a visit. If a visit is required we let you know if there will be a call out fee and also advise on the likely charges of any rabbit control procedures should they be necessary.
Why Rabbit Control is Necessary
It’s estimated that wild rabbits cause well upwards of Ã¢ï¿½Â¤ 50millon in damage to agricultural crops in the UK every year. Indeed some estimates put the figure closer to Ã¢ï¿½Â¤ 100 million and at times there is no choice but to control them either through exclusion or extermination methods.
Rabbit populations can also fall victim to disease. The best known of these is myxomatosis, which is carried from rabbit to rabbit by fleas. In severe cases the rabbits end up being blind, lose weight and experience a slow death, although there is evidence that populations are developing a level of resistance to this disease, which was introduced to the population by man in the 1950s.
Less well known is the virus VHD, which is transferred by contact and can also be airborne. This causes blood to be visible from the rabbit’s orifices, and the creatures normally die within 48 hours. Because the rabbit is a community animal, diseases can spread fast and swift action may be required simply on animal welfare grounds.
Rabbit Control Services
Rabbit proof fencing has an important role to play, but must be erected by someone experienced in doing so and who knows what makes an effective rabbit fence, and what makes an ineffective one. There are a number of options in terms of trapping, which one of our pest controllers can advise you on.
If you need sound advice or quick solutions to rabbit problems anywhere in Bedford or the surrounding towns and villages – speak to us.