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Are you catching them live, then off to the 'swimming hole'...or sprinkling the flour on the surface of the water?

I'm using three different traps. First there's your basic snap trap. The second one is is a ketch-all. It's very simple and effective,with no mess,and it's well worth the cheap price. Just wind it up, and place along a wall that your mice like to run. There's a hair trigger in the middle of the floor in the tunnel. I like to put about a thimble of flour on both sides of the tunnel, and toss a little inside as well.

The mouse steps on the trigger, and the trap sweeps them off to the side into the holding area.

It can hold a bunch of mice, as the trap resets after each mouse.

 

When I've caught mice, I simply walk the trap over to a bucket half full of water, open the holding area door and drop them in.

 

Third of course is the peanut butter go-round.

 

I must have made a significant dent in the population because I haven't caught anything in two nights now.

 

 

Although, I did catch a huge rat living under one of my con-ex boxes last night using a large rat sized snap trap. What a mess! Blood everywhere.


Edited by BBQJOE - 5/24/16 at 8:55am

Well it's, alright now,

I learned my lesson well. See ya,

can't please everyone, so ya,

gotta please yourself.

 

The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment. ~Warren Bennis~
 

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Well it's, alright now,

I learned my lesson well. See ya,

can't please everyone, so ya,

gotta please yourself.

 

The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment. ~Warren Bennis~
 

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post #12 of 13
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It appears that the mice have gotten smart, or I've eradicated the troops, all except for the one that is living in my pickup truck. He moved into my glove box and built a nest.

For some reason he didn't like my registration nor insurance info, and turned it all into confetti, and spread it everywhere in the cab.

 

Last night I moved a single serve pistachio bar into the truck. This morning when I opened the door, the trap was gone. I looked all over, and finally found it in a hard to get to spot under the seat. The trap had been sprung. There was a little something sticking out from it.

 

When I opened the trap there was a mouse foot in it. Apparently, he got his foot caught in the trap, then drug it under the seat, and chewed his foot off to get free.

 

Now I have a three footed mouse still in my truck somewhere. 

Tonight I shall try a similar, but different trap.

Well it's, alright now,

I learned my lesson well. See ya,

can't please everyone, so ya,

gotta please yourself.

 

The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment. ~Warren Bennis~
 

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Well it's, alright now,

I learned my lesson well. See ya,

can't please everyone, so ya,

gotta please yourself.

 

The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment. ~Warren Bennis~
 

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post #13 of 13
Oh wow! We have cats.... they are scared of the chickens but bring us every mouse they can find...
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