peanut butter plaster of paris "goodies" for vermin

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by FrenchHen, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. FrenchHen

    FrenchHen Chicken Ambassador

    Jan 26, 2009
    Bagshot Row
    We converted an old shed to a hen house and have discovered that it's not rat proof. We don't leave food in overnight and we feed outside during the day to manage the ratty snacks. I'm just wondering if anyone's had experience with the plaster of paris peanut butter balls for rats. There are dogs nearby that aren't ours, and I'd use a PVC pipe for bait stations. [​IMG]
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Most feed stores sell "Just One Bite"

    I slather in Peanut Butter and put in PVC tubes around the coop.

    I caught the hens fighting over a dying rat once.... Scared me.
  3. FrenchHen

    FrenchHen Chicken Ambassador

    Jan 26, 2009
    Bagshot Row
    Ick! I'm going to place the lethal buffet under the coop. I'd get a cat (ours are inside kitties) but we live on a highway and I don't want a flat cat or a wreck from someone swerving.
  4. Hey there Mahonri what have you done ?
    Your avatar is well..... changed !!
  5. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    Quote:LOl - Didn't even recognize Mahonri w/o his Jesus avatar!

    ETA - back to the OP's topic...
    Last edited: Jan 28, 2009

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