Need goldern malrin recipe for rats

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by lil'turkeymama, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. lil'turkeymama

    lil'turkeymama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had it with these stinking rats.I brought a re-peating trap and have caught several but there must be hunderds here.I brought some goldern malrin and mixed it with a coke product and they drank it all in about 3 days,but no dead rats that I can find or smell.I have a shed that has a locking door so no chance of any pets getting to it or other wildlife either.I have seen posts where folks swear by it but I must have not used enough.I also want to know if this stuff is deadly to the next critter that might eat a dead rat.The first night I put my mix out I went and got a couple of 5 gallon buckets ready for the next day clean-up of bodies.I figured I could fill up 4 or 5 if it works.thanks
     
  2. adoptedbyachicken

    adoptedbyachicken Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Yes that product will make the bodies toxic to anything that eats them. And it is far from immediate, they take 7 to 10 days to die from the reading I have done. So by then they could be anywhere where pets or wildlife will eat them. As they get sick towards dieing they become easy targets to wildlife and eating them will kill the wildlife. This is why the sue of fly bait is against the law in most places for poisoning anything but flies. Please reconsider your choice.

    There are rat poisons on the market that are second generation safe. Ask for them at your feed store or contact your County Extension office to find out what is recommended for your area. They often know if the local rats are resistant to certain baits. Raptors especially are sensitive to other poisons being used to kill rodents so make sure you get the right stuff. Also be sure to correct the conditions that have made your place so attractive to rats that so many have moved in. Destroying potential housing and locking up feed, making water hard to access will all go a long way to cut your problem down.
     
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  3. MelbourneFL

    MelbourneFL Out Of The Brooder

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    Mix malrin with peanut butter, it'll dissolve in the oils. I put the mixture on fence posts, down low, and up on top to eliminate squirrels too (they eat my avocados )

    This stuff is deadly, I have no pets and chickens are in the coop for a while. This stuff works.
     
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