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No more rats! Whee hee!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by FrenchHen, May 17, 2009.

  1. jbowen9

    jbowen9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey sundance can you post the item number from lowes so it will be easier for the rest to find so that way all they have to do is ask for that item number at the paint department
     
  2. deanna&rich

    deanna&rich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Since plaster is not a poison, it would not be toxic to secondary consumers (except for what ever diseases the rat was already carrying, of course). Plaster is just ground gypsum rock, and when it get wet, (soaking up lots of water) it turns back into a solid rock.

    If you are making a plaster cast (remember that 2nd grade art project, making a hand-print for your mom for mother's day ??), the plaster takes about 20 minutes to an hour to set. Who knows how long it takes in a rat stomach, but what an indigestion.
     
  3. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Do you think this will work for mice? Make little mini-balls????
     
  4. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    That. Is. Freaking. AWESOME.
     
  5. mame1616

    mame1616 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK, I put out about 30 little grape-sized balls over the past three days, and I still see them running all over! How long does this take to work? They eat everything I put out, no matter where I put it, but it seems to have no effect. Any advice before I cave to poison? [​IMG]
     
  6. FrenchHen

    FrenchHen Chicken Ambassador

    Jan 26, 2009
    Bagshot Row
    Dunno if it works for mice. i know it's for rats and squirrels.
    I also don't know how long it'll take to work.

    Sorry!
     
  7. Eggs4Sale

    Eggs4Sale Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2009
    You used peanut butter? How do you know you didn't kill elephants? Have you seen any elephants around your coop since you did that? [​IMG]
     
  8. FrenchHen

    FrenchHen Chicken Ambassador

    Jan 26, 2009
    Bagshot Row
    No elephants in Western Oregon.

    Just greedy beady eyed rats.
     
  9. Eggs4Sale

    Eggs4Sale Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2009
    Quote:Then someone must have been making those balls a long time ago there.
     
  10. FrenchHen

    FrenchHen Chicken Ambassador

    Jan 26, 2009
    Bagshot Row
    I don't get it. [​IMG]
     

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