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How to Get Rid of Armadillos

Once you find the best trap for your armadillo problem, it is important to identify the perfect bait to lure them in. Learn more about recommended baits and other trapping tips below.

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Suggested Armadillo Baits

Do you have a live armadillo trap and need to know what the best armadillo bait options are? Havahart® recommends the following baits to attract armadillos: meal worms, maggots, spoiled meat, sardines, overripe fruit, or fish.

Use a small plate to place the bait at the end of the live armadillo trap.


Ultimate Armadillo Protection

Now that you’ve trapped your armadillo, use a repellent to stop them from coming back. Using a combination of Havahart® traps and repellents gives you the MAXIMUM protection you need to keep your yard free of animal intruders!

Our Havahart® Spray Away scares away pesky armadillos, and it’s eco-friendly, using only water and noise to scare them away.


Learn How to Bait

Watch Billy Bretherton, star of A&E's "The Exterminators,"as he explains Havahart traps and how to bait them.

Don't let the show's name fool you; Billy is a big fan of Havahart® and live trapping.