Rats and Mice create havoc and spread disease throughout the Southeast Queensland and Northern NSW. Understanding Rodent behaviour is one challenge, however trying to eliminate them is one of the greatest challenges for mankind. We think we know them, till they adjust their feeding habits or decide not to eat a rodent bait because one of their family members fell ill. Rats are extremely smart creatures, never to be underestimated. Rest assured, The Pest Company have treated thousands of Rodent infestations.
- Rodent Types - Brown Rat, Black Rat, House Mouse just a few names to consider when something is lurking about at night
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Hygiene plays an important part of any Rodent Management program
Controlling Rats and Mice starts with a Rodent Management Plan, the same way a pest control starts, with a well managed clean property. Keeping up with the ongoing maintenance that is required at a property sometimes slips away and this can be the start of something much larger. A clean property is just the start of Integrated Pest Management, where not only keeping things clean is critical, ensuring all food is securely kept away from Rodents helps improve the program.
Even the cleanest homes and commercial businesses get Rodents.
Rodent Control Treatments
There are different modes of action when it comes to using baits to control rodents. Traps are an option for smaller populations and in most cases both small and large infestations rodenticide baits are placed strategically in the path of the rats in search of a feed to gain an effective control. Remembering, it may take a few weeks to gain full control.
For single dose, rodents consume a lethal dose in a single feed, whereas for multi-dose, rodents must feed on the baits for several days before accumulating a lethal dose.
The advantage of multi-dose is a significantly reduced risk of secondary poisoning of non-target species (Courtesy of Bayer Environmental Science, Web 2019)
Please contact us if you have a rodent control problem in your home.
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