What is Rabbit Eradication?

Rabbit Eradication is a service Evergreen provides for customers who require the removal of all rabbits from an area. This service can be carried out on an assortment of sites, from small jobs like gardens to larger projects including islands.

This service requires strategic planning, the use of an assortment of control methods which is reinforced with years of experience. The eradication process begins with a survey, that allows the creation of a detailed plan of action. The work is then carried out in an intensive and methodical manner using a variety of effective techniques. The final stages of this process is completed with the aid of dogs, trained to locate rabbits alongside the use of the latest thermal imaging equipment to assist in locating any stragglers until all rabbits are removed.

 

When is Rabbit Eradication required?

Rabbits… Breed like rabbits! Which in turn means they repopulate quickly and the damage linked with this continues. Where this can’t be tolerated, Rabbit Eradication is the best approach for a long-term result for areas with effective perimeter fencing or islands. As a rule, the reasons for such actions can be condensed into two groups – due to environmental or financial loss or both.

The destruction caused by rabbits via grazing and digging can mean the loss of habitat to a variety of resident species. Their presence can vastly change a landscape and in some cases with long-lasting and irreversible consequences. These problems are multiplied on islands that have fragile eco systems.

Rabbits are also less than welcome where they cause significant loss to income in the form of crop damage which can often evoke an eradication project.

 

Why you need Rabbit Eradication?

Eradication projects are often the preferred option instead of population reduction, as this requires on-going work to prevent any reoccurring infestation problems linked with this process. The rabbits’ ability to breed is second to few species meaning that if just a handful are left, the problem is likely to multiply quickly. The eradication of non native rabbits will allows an area to rejuvenate to its former natural glory.

Rabbits have high breeding rates that devours surrounding plant life, impacting the natural area. In these instances Rabbit Eradication is the most suitable option as a control method. To add to this, it is worth noting that rabbits are non-indigenous species to the countries they now inhabit, including the UK, Australia and New Zealand as well as numerous islands across the world.

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