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help with rats needed near Okehampton, Devon!

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Hello!

 

We are having problems with rats at our small holding. Chickens have stopped laying etc etc. We just don't know what we are doing to deal with them effectively and the little buggers are getting braver!

 

Hubby has had a few with air rifle but that won't clear them out.

 

Any help or advice greatly appreciated.

 

Thanks in advance

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Feed the hens enough that they eat it and then lift any remaining feed, get water off the floor and get some traps down for them.

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sounds like you need to blitz the little buggers,terriers and a smoker,fenn traps,shooting,and cut of their food supply as much as you can,if you lived closer i would come round and help out,

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Hi bud we used to have big problem many years ago with rats my dad as i was a nipper back then found the tunnels they was living in blocked off as many entrances as he could then connected up a tube to the exhaust of his car and the entrance to the tunnel then gassed the buggers worked for years then they returned so connected hose pipe to tunnels and drowned them the ones that shot out we shot with airguns

lol petrol was cheaper then of course

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when we had trouble on our small holding my father put poison down if u get a lengh of drain pipe about 3ft put the poison in a tray and slide the tray half way up the pipe that should stop the stock from getting to it hope it helps

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when we had trouble on our small holding my father put poison down if u get a lengh of drain pipe about 3ft put the poison in a tray and slide the tray half way up the pipe that should stop the stock from getting to it hope it helps

POISION IS SHIT

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when we had trouble on our small holding my father put poison down if u get a lengh of drain pipe about 3ft put the poison in a tray and slide the tray half way up the pipe that should stop the stock from getting to it hope it helps

POISION IS SHIT

is that why so many people use it :blink:

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Poison isn't shit at all....if used in the right way.

 

However, for this kind of job you need to advertise on here for lads with their own smoker and terriers. I run my own pest control business and have started to get a few external rat jobs in. I asked for lads on here with smoker and terriers and loads of fellas offered to do it for nothing, they just wanted some work for the dogs.

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Poison isn't shit at all....if used in the right way.

 

However, for this kind of job you need to advertise on here for lads with their own smoker and terriers. I run my own pest control business and have started to get a few external rat jobs in. I asked for lads on here with smoker and terriers and loads of fellas offered to do it for nothing, they just wanted some work for the dogs.

already pmd her mate , pending reply :thumbs:

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If you lad's are taking terrier's..make sure they are stock broken.. :D

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If you lad's are taking terrier's..make sure they are stock broken.. :D

dont worry thats in the message

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