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hedgehog under shed

#1
from a previous post i am soon to vacate my married quarter, but under my shed which i will be removing and throwing in a skip, lives a hedgehog and his family.

what is the best way to relocate the hedgehog, i dont want to leave him out in the upcoming cold without a suitable home.
 

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#3
Well, if the 1990s documentary programme 'Bottom' has taught us anything, it's that hedgehogs love chocolate covered Hob Nobs.
 
#8
1. Dig a large pit in the garden
2.Demolish shed into burnsize bits of wood
3.Use the clay out of the pit to wrap around the tastie little critters
4.light large fire with shed wood in the pit and roast for 1hr 30 mins.

The spikes will come of in the clay and the guts just shrivel up inside leaving you with a very tasty sunday lunch....
 
#9
Take them with you, then in the spring you'll be able to BBQ their eggs in your new shed.

Or move them to a new nest, somewhere warm, dry and protected from the weather. Don't forget your gloves.
 
#10
They will have either begun hibernating or be about to so disturbing them now is really not ideal, even though it's mild at the moment it's unlikely they will be able to relocate successfully. Advice from the Tigglewinkle lot or your local wildlife rescue is definitely your best bet, avoid RSCPA. And yes, cat or dog food is by far the best sustenance for the dear little critters, not milk and bread as commonly thought which is detrimental. I hope you manage to sort it out for them.
 
#12
My my, such flagrant disregard for the shed...what with hedgehogs living under it and it to be demolished and thrown into a common skip! What is the world coming to? Anyway, the answer to the aforementioned problem is simple. Simply throw a thunderflash under the shed and let it works its magic. It will soon have them scarpering to the garden next door.
 
#17
Think the general consensus is that the shed has to stay for the sake of the little sleepy little pricks. Defense estates and wildlife trusts have a fair few connections (google defense estates and wildlife). It's the sort of publicity they need. Think Solder+cute 'n' prickley= make meja moist. So I would make them aware of your problem and maybe point them towards internet stuff if they are a bit thick.
 
#18
stick them on the scales,if any less than a 1lb and half,chance is if it's a hard winter they will just peg it,given that the fall in hog numbers is causing alarm,i'm sure a wildlife rescue centre will take them,after the winter these places normally try to find some where safe for thier release.
 
#20
stick them on the scales,if any less than a 1lb and half,chance is if it's a hard winter they will just peg it,given that the fall in hog numbers is causing alarm,i'm sure a wildlife rescue centre will take them,after the winter these places normally try to find some where safe for thier release.
Getting rid of a shed is immoral, corrupt and not a good idea. Sheds are protected !! .As for the little critters, they should have hibernated by now, so unless you can get them out quietly and easily, they really should be left. The risk is a very cold winter as the shed may not offer sufficient protection against the elements and then either you or DE are murderers !!!
 

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