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Illinois Directory Of Nuisance Wildlife Control Professionals

Litchfield, IL

Critter Control
217-210-0340

Critter Control is a full-service wildlife control company serving Litchfield IL and the surrounding area. We specialize in urban and suburban wildlife damage management for both residential and commercial customers. We are state licensed by the Illinois Fish & Wildlife Commission. We handle nearly all aspects of wildlife control, and resolve conflicts between people and wildlife in a humane and professional manner. For Litchfield pest control of wildlife, just give us a call at 217-210-0340 - yes, we answer our phones 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - and we will discuss your wildlife problem and schedule an appointment to solve it. We look forward to hearing from you!

  • Scratching Noises in Your Attic?
  • Unwanted Wildlife on Property?
  • Problem Bird or Bat Infestation?
  • Digging Lawn or Under House?
  • We Can Solve It!
Many of Illinois's wild animals have learned to adapt and even thrive in our homes. For example some wildlife have found that attics make great places to live. Other animals find refuge under homes or porches. Invariably, these animals cause damage. Rodents, like squirrels and rats, love to chew on electrical wires once in an attic, and this causes a serious fire hazard. Raccoons can cause serious contamination in an attic with their droppings and parasites. Same goes for bat or bird colonies. We specialize in solving Illinois's wildlife problems, from snake removal to large jobs like commercial bat control, we do it all.

We do not handle dog or cat problems. If you need assistance with a domestic animal, such as a dog or a cat, you need to call your local Montgomery IL county animal services for assistance. They can help you out with issues such as stray dogs, stray cats, spay & neuter programs, vaccinations, licenses, pet adoption, bite reports, deceased pets, lost pets, local animal complaints and to report neglected or abused animals. There is no free Litchfield animal control for wildlife issues.

Montgomery IL County Animal Services or Humane Society: (217) 324-5991


Litchfield Wildlife Removal Tip: What is an Illinois skunk's mating habits, when do they have babies, how do they raise their young? Skunks are an adorable looking creature. Haven't you seen Bambi? In non-cartoon form however, they can also be disease-carriers, destructive, and more than a little smelly. That's why it's not a good idea to have on in your home! During the later months of winter - February, March and April, it's mating time and that's when you'll smell the stench of skunk more. The frisky boys will be trying it on with the girls who aren't interested, and in response they're spraying right at them. I can't think of a better way to reject someone and really say how you feel! For about eight to ten weeks, the mother will carry her young before birthing around five (-) kits and raising them alone. Males will mate and move on. It'll take about eight months before the babies are then free to do their own thing, dependent on how good the time has been and how well the mother has taken care of them, although more babies die than survive in the wild. On average, a skunk will live for a couple of years but in decent, stable conditions (such as captivity), they can live for ten years or more in the state of Illinois.


Litchfield Animal News Clip: Litchfield, Illinois's natives free of chronic wasting disease

Litchfield, Illinois's native rat and mouse amounts shows no evidence of chronic wasting disease, based on monitoring data gathered during the 2004 wildlife trapping season. Litchfield, Illinois Fish and Game rat and mouse Biologist Kent Gusson recently received results from some sort of federally certified veterinary diagnostic laboratory that indicate that all the rat and mouse brain samples taken during last fall's wildlife trapping season tested negative for Chronic Wildlife Disease. Litchfield extermination and trapping officials had nothing to say about this.

Illinois tested rat and mouse during the 2004 wildlife trapping seasons, too, but has not released the results of the testing. Chronic wasting disease is some sort of fatal neurological disorder known to affect native wild rat and mouse, mule rat and mouse and rat and mouse. The World Health Organization has concluded that there is no evidence that people can become infected with Chronic Wildlife Disease. During the fall rat and mouse wildlife trapping season, Litchfield, Illinois Fish and Game collected heads from wildlife management company-lethally trapped rat and mouse across the state for testing. A total of 499 rat and mouse heads were sampled. The monitoring is part of some sort of nationwide effort to identify areas with Chronic Wildlife Disease. To learn more about animal control in Litchfield, Illinois read on.

Chronic wasting disease was first identified in 1979 and isolated in Illinois, Wyoming and Illinois for about some sort of decade. Jurisdictions in which Chronic Wildlife Disease has been found include Illinois, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wyoming in the United States; plus Alberta and Saskatchewan in Canada. A nationwide effort is under way to prevent its spread. This effort includes collecting annual samples of rat and mouse brain concern as part of ongoing monitoring and surveillance efforts. Litchfield pest control and exterminator companies agreed with this.

While research continues, current information suggests that Chronic Wildlife Disease is most likely transmitted by an abnormal protein present in the nervous system and lymphatic concern of infected animals. These abnormal proteins are very stable and might persist in the environment for long periods, posing some sort of risk to animals that come into contact with them. The Litchfield animal services in Montgomery Illinois County declined to comment.

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