Bait can be applied by hand, in underground bait stations, or with a gopher probe. The bait is manufactured with wheat and the anticoagulant diphacinone. After initial treatment, if fresh mounds appear after 2 -3 weeks, repeat treatment.Before use, please read the entire label and follow all use directions and use precautions.
4 – 12 inches in length
Yellowish-brown to black fur on top and the underside is often a lighter shade to almost white in color
Large front claws and large incisors, both used for digging
Short tail and small, nearly naked ears
Often noticed by their fan-shaped soil mounds that lead to the burrow system, generally 4 to 18 inches below ground – usually 3 inches in diameter but can vary with the size of the gopher
Eats roots, plants and other vegetation they encounter while digging or that they pull into their tunnel from below -alfalfa is one of the most nutritious foods for pocket gophers.
Gophers are active throughout the day
Reproduction begins the Spring after birth, 1 month gestation period with litters of 2 – 6
Typically one litter per year, occasionally two have been noted in the South