Black light to find rodent paths?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Tweeza, Dec 16, 2009.

  1. Tweeza

    Tweeza Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was at Tractor Supply and the manager said when he first took over the store he thought they might have a rodent problem. He said he used a black light to find their trails. Has anyone else heard of the use of a black light for this purpose or is it an old wives tail or one of those sky hook jokes?
     
  2. theFox

    theFox Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2009
    Standish, Maine
    Quote:Google

    rodent urine ultraviolet light
    rodent urine black light

    UV light will allow you to find all kinds of things, but just because something fluoresces it doesn't mean its rodent urine although rodent urine does fluoresce.
     
  3. StupidBird

    StupidBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool! My BYC fact of the day! . . . use black light to check for rodent sign!
     

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