Coyote are usually classified as a pest species due to their predator habits. The most common reasons for looking at a coyote removal and control service include the following:
Coyotes preying on cattle
Coyotes preying on chickens
Coyote posing threat to pet
For these reasons, many people wish to have these nuisance canines trapped and removed. Not all trappers provide this coyote removal service, but some specialize in canine snaring and capture, as part of a predator abatement program.
The coyote is a member of the dog family, similar in appearance to a medium size shepherd. They weigh between 20 and 30 pounds, have pointed ears, a narrow muzzle, and bushy tail. Males tend to be larger than females. Their thick coat is grayish in color, with reddish tinges to the legs and ears, and a lighter-colored belly and nape. Coyotes have yellow eyes which reflect as greenish-gold at night. Coyotes occur in nearly all types of habitat, including some urban and suburban areas. They are most abundant in areas with a mixture of farmland, woodland, and grassland.