The sweet smell of decomp...

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by montverdechick, Oct 1, 2010.

  1. montverdechick

    montverdechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We finally had ENOUGH of the cute little rats that had taken up residence under/in our shed and chicken coop and garden and yard. We were a bit nervous about using bait stations, but killing them with snap traps and DHs's pellet gun was not getting the job done. I am VERY HAPPY to say that the bait stations are a huge success. Have only seen 2 dead/dying rats in the yard (quickly got rid of them before chickens or my toddler could see them). But, the smell of decomp under the shed is a bit overwhelming. So, I know it's working.

    Anyone have suggestions for how long we should keep the stations baited? I am hoping they will be wiped out in another week. YIPPEE!
     
  2. jhm47

    jhm47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep at least one baited at all times. Rats will move from place to place, and will quickly "repopulate" your place if they get the chance.
     

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