Odor Control >> Animal Damage

Skunks are very well-known, nocturnal residents of most of the country. The common striped skunk, is characterized by prominent, lateral white stripes that run all the way down its back. Otherwise, the skunk’s fur is jet black, the body of the adult striped skunk is about the same size of an ordinary house cat. The spotted skunk, which lives in the same areas of the country, is more weasel-like, and is more Animal Damage readily distinguishable by its white spots and short, broken white stripes in a thicker  jet-black  coat.

  1.  Because the striped skunk is a lot more common and also more likely to come into contact with people, this Animal Damage fact sheet will stress the actions associated with them. Skunks have earned their very negative reputation through the powerful odor of their musk. The repugnant odor lingers for many days and can be very nauseating. In addition, many skunks sometimes set up their dens too close to a human’s house or dig in a well manicured lawn for insects to eat. These problems could be alleviated through various animal damage control techniques described below.
  2.  Their populations can range from 2 to 50 individuals per square mile and adult skunks Animal Damage will begin breeding in late February through late March. The older females can bear young during the first part of May, while the yearling females bear their young in early June. There usually is only one litter annually and litters commonly will consist of 4 to 6 young. The normal roaming range of the skunk is 0.5 to 2 miles in diameter and during  breeding season, a male could travel 4 or 5 miles each night. Skunks Animal Damage are dormant for almost a month during the coldest part of the winter.
  3. They may also den together in the winter for warmth, but generally are not very sociable. They’re nocturnal in habit, pretty slow-moving and somewhat deliberate, and have a great amount of confidence in defending themselves especially against other kinds of animals. Skunks can carry rabies when a skunk Animal Damage becomes infected with the rabies virus, it might not be apparent for many days. Any skunk that shows abnormal behavior, such as its daytime activity, may be rabid and must be treated with extreme caution. Also, avoid overly aggressive skunks that might approach without hesitation.
  4.  Skunks traditionally have inhabited clearings, pastures, and other open lands bordering forests, but with the urbanization of many rural areas, people and skunks have come in much closer contact. In some urban areas, skunks might den under house decks and utility sheds or under loose foundations. They also establish their dens in hollowed out logs or may use old woodchuck burrows. Although, skunks Animal Damage are highly beneficial to farmers, gardeners, and landowners because they will feed on large numbers of agricultural and many garden pests. They will eat plant and animal matter in about equal an amount during the fall and winter, but they will eat considerably more animal matter during the spring and summer when the insects, their preferred food, are more readily available.

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