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Say Kelley re:rats
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JDK    Posted 07-19-2004 at 11:01:40       [Reply]  [No Email]
"Bucket traps" work well for meeses etc,no reason they wouldn't work for rats,although you might want to go to a larger container if your rats are"huge"


Alias    Posted 07-19-2004 at 11:57:39       [Reply]  [No Email]
Well, JDK, I can't speak for Kelly, but I am glad you showed us how it's done. Why didn't I think of this. If word of this gets out people are going to beat a path to your door. Has something to do with inventing a better mouse trap. Forgive the humor. Thanks......gfp


JDK    Posted 07-19-2004 at 12:35:21       [Reply]  [No Email]
These been around for yrs in sheds,feedmills etc,basically 24/7 low maintenence things.Oh a couple spoons of corn oil floated on the water keeps em from evaporating too.I've even seen a small oblong stocktank setup with 3 sets of rollers and ramps,that was a dry one,the cats cleaned it out daily :)


toolman    Posted 07-19-2004 at 12:12:21       [Reply]  [No Email]
my wife took a old bucket here that i used for watering the horses and filled it half full of water put some flowers in it she had bought for her pond added some fertilizer next moring there were 4 columbia ground squirrels floating in it. wish i knew the flowers or the fertilizer, id put buckets all over the place .lol


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