Damage to crops, property and infrastructure, are just a few rabbit problems that affect businesses and homes- particularly if you’re on the receiving end of their voracious appetites and vigorous breeding habits. Rabbits breed from the age of 4 months, producing 4-5 litters of approximately 5 young each year. Easy to see how a rabbit problems can explode out of control!
There are a number of methods for rabbit control and often, our experienced technicians will select a combination of methods to control and manage the rabbit problem. We also ensure that our rabbit control methods don’t impact on the environment or other wildlife.
If you have a rabbit control problem talk to your local team for advice or to arrange a survey by calling 0333 567 2020.
Rabbit Control & Proofing
There are a number of methods for rabbit control that include:
- Rabbit proofing fencing
- Long netting
Your local team will explore all non-lethal methods of rabbit control before recommending lethal action to control a rabbit population. However if a cull is recommended you can rest assured that such action will be conducted in a humane and responsible manner.
Common Rabbit Control Problems
- Tunnelling rabbits cause ground to become weak and unstable
- Loss and damage to crops in agricultural areas
- Soil erosion caused by removal of vegetation
- Damage to high quality amenity grassland such as golf courses
- Tree bark damage
- The legal obligation of land occupiers to prevent rabbit damage on neighbouring land
For expert rabbit control and proofing talk to your local NBC branch by calling 0333 567 2020.