What Damage to Rats do?
Rats cause a huge loss of food
worldwide. Besides eating our food they spoil it by contamination
with their feces, urine, or fur. They can be found not only in our
homes, but supermarkets, restaurants, warehouses, food processing
facilities, livestock facilities, and farm fields.
What bait should I use for Rats? Cereal, grains,
nuts (especially peanuts) sunflower seeds, anise oil (a drop or two
on bread), shelled corn, apples work well for bait. Mixed peanut
butter and oatmeal or peanut butter and molasses, popcorn. One
trapper swears by almond extract on bread as bait to tempt the
Where should I place Rat
It is very important to use plenty of traps. As many as six traps
for only one or two rats is appropriate. In a commercial building
or restaurant as much as a couple of dozen is needed.The traps
should be placed in darkened corners, along walls, behind
appliances and any areas where droppings have been sighted. In
trapping for rats, place traps about 10 feet apart since they don't
travel very far. If the rat population is large, place the traps
about 15-20 feet apart.