Rabbit Control Services in The Sheffield Area
If you are having to deal with the consequences of a rabbit population outburst on your land in the Sheffield area, then rest assured that Pest Professionals can help. We can provide you with instant advice and assist you to control any rabbit problem in two extremely easy and effective stages:
We will help you to evaluate your problem and give you immediate, honest and COST-FREE advice … with no 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 without fuss
The no obligation phone consultation applies to both residential and business customers in the Sheffield area. No rabbit control job is too big 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 needed we let you know if there will be a call out fee and also advise on the likely costs of any rabbit control procedures should they be called for.
Why Rabbit Control is Often Required
It’s estimated that wild rabbits cause well upwards of £50millon in damage to agricultural crops in the UK annually. Indeed some estimations put the figure nearer to £100 million and at times there is no choice but to control them either through exclusion or extermination techniques.
Rabbit populations can also succumb 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 suffer 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 usually die within 48 hours. Because the rabbit is a community animal, diseases can spread quickly and swift action can be necessary simply on animal welfare grounds.
Rabbit Control Services
Rabbit proof fencing has an important role to play, but must be erected by individuals experienced in doing so and who knows what makes an effective rabbit fence, and what makes an ineffective one. There are a variety of options in terms of trapping, which one of our pest controllers can advise you on.
If you need sound advice or swift solutions to rabbit problems anywhere in Sheffield or the bordering towns and villages – get in touch.