2021 - Volume #BFS, Issue #21, Page #28
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Heavy-Duty Live Traps
If you want a live trap that’ll last for years, Daniel Yoder has a heavy-duty model for you. The fabricator and owner of Country Side Repair in Ontario, Wis., sells traps tough enough to catch and hold big male raccoons and other varmints, according to one of his customers, Butch Hooverson.
  “I have three of them,” says trapper Butch Hooverson. “They are awesome. I caught over 100 raccoons in one for pest control and never broke a wire.”
  Yoder started making the traps about 10 years ago based on a design from a friend who had died. Over the years he made some upgrades, improving it to the point where he can offer a 5-year warranty.
  “I use 5/16-in. rod to weld the frame together and wrap it with 12-gauge chicken wire. I use real hog rings to fasten the chicken wire to the frame,” Yoder says, noting that even the strongest raccoon can’t break the heavy rings.
  The 22-lb. cages are 12 by 12-in. sq. and 36 in. long. Yoder offers two models. One has a solid back ($110) and another has a back door for baiting or releasing ($125). He sells them at his shop and a few area businesses, but can also ship and welcomes inquiries from wholesalers.
  Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Daniel Yoder, Country Side Repair, S341B Little Ridge Rd., Ontario, Wis. 54651. (Or leave a message with Butch Hooverson at 608 606-1628).

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