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For best results, follow the recommendations below. A year round bait rotation strategy that includes the use of a non-anticoagulant bait for at least 2 months per year should also be employed.

  • Perimeter of the Property
    • Place tamper-resistant bait stations along perimeter of the property.
    • Use Bait Chunx®as they can be secured inside bait stations on vertical or horizontal securing rods.
  • Exterior Baiting
    • Rodents tend to gravitate towards warm air currents or where food odors emerge.
    • Tamper-resistant bait stations or traps should be placed every 30-50 ft depending on the severity of the infestation.
    • Place bait or traps around all entry doors.
    • Monitor results - check bait stations regularly to gauge bait consumption. Replace old bait with a fresh supply and move stations with unconsumed bait to new locations.
    • Burrow baiting - place loose pellets deep into burrows to treat for rodents where they live.
  • Interior Baiting - Layer Houses
    • Place bait stations along walls and walkways, or near wall girder support poles - where rodents typically travel.
      • For rats: place stations every 30-50 ft.
      • For mice: place stations every 8-12 ft.
    • Place bait stations on ledges and walkways at 10 ft intervals if mice are a problem.
    • Set up permanent bait stations near entry doors to capture incoming rodents.
    • Rats and mice like to climb. Bait rafters, attics and other areas above ground by nailing Bait Chunx®directly to walls and rafters.
    • Place bait stations along the perimeter walls of manure pits and on wall ledges where rats and mice nest.
  • Interior Baiting - Broiler and Turkey Operations
    • When birds are present, baiting inside is limited to attics, rafters, curtain ledges and other spots high enough where birds can't get to the bait.
    • Use bait during flock turnover and cleanout when the house is empty. Baiting immediately after the house is empty reduces the impact of competing food sources and increases bait acceptance.
    • If non-target animals cannot get into the facility, bait with Chunx®nailed to rafters or use bulk pellets down burrows. Be sure to pick up any loose bait before a new flock moves in.