It's outdoors but in a Rhino shelter. There is really no way for them to
get into the house unless they chew through the sill. I've kill about a
dozen mice in snap traps but my rat poison is still disappearing.
Simple job, assist the assistant of the physicist.
I only know when the mice are gone because the poison is left, if i
see one, I figure I have 10 sleeping, they breed fast and all come
inside in winter from any holes in your foundation. On mine they find
holes a foot up and still get in, I seen it several times.
Maybe depends on what's in the pellets. We have just started using some
green *blocks* (the name escapes me at present) that contain something
other than the usual warfarin and claim to be effective against Norway
rats, which are immune to warfarin.
Also: how long has whatever-it-is been eating this stuff? Even the stuff
we are using may take a week or more -- so it says.
What is it, warfarin?
Warfarin is an anticoagulant, used medically to dissolve blood clots and
A rat can't get a lethal dose from one pellet of this stuff. He has to
keep returning and eating more and more of the stuff over a period of
days, to accumulate a lethal dose.
Besides, rats have now evolved to be resistant to it.
Try something stronger.
-- Steven L.
I know that they'll take those pellets and stash them elsewhere, so that
may be where it's going. I've opened many old boxes of stuff in the
basement and found those green pellets in the strangest of places.
I've also wondered if the crickets that live in my basement have been
eating mine. The cricket side of the house (dift floor) always runs out
of pellets, but the station on the clean, cricket-free side of the house
floor, was formerly a garage) isn't touched.
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