Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by 1eyejer, Jan 20, 2011.

  1. 1eyejer

    1eyejer Songster

    Jun 18, 2009
    Prince Edward Island
    Im just curious to find out if anyone has ever used this device..its like a bug zapper for rats and it runs on batteries..I would like to hear some comments before i purchase one..It has some some great reviews online..but you know what they say "Dont believe everything you hear and Half of what you see" Thanks
  2. Stonerowfarm

    Stonerowfarm Songster

    Sep 16, 2008
    Cheshire, MA
    I have one set up in my banty coop (which had rats in it) and it never did anything. I tried putting different treats in it to lure the rats, tried to cameflouge it to trick them, left it in there without batteries so they wouldn't be afraid of it and got used to it. Nothing worked. And neither did the unit.
  3. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    I used one and had very good luck with it. It's all about where you place them. If you place them in a rodent pathway then you will catch more critters than you can shake a stick at. The only problem with the one I had was that it ATE batteries. I couldn't keep it in fresh batteries enough to keep it working. Seriously, I had to change out the batteries every couple days. It was nuts!

    So, yes, they work. You need to buy like a pallet of batteries with them. And you need to make sure they are in the right location.

    Good luck.

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