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Author:  kroeran [ Wed Jun 02, 2010 7:39 pm ]
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I still have quite a rat problem.
have you considered just leaving them be?

have you looked in this direction? ... cipes.html

or electronic repellers?

Author:  bette [ Wed Jun 02, 2010 9:47 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: YouTube clip of Tom and Dennis

Or perhaps a study,, to gauge the effects of their overcrowding. Build them a city, perhaps they will go.

Author:  Sainbury [ Thu Jun 03, 2010 7:11 am ]
Post subject:  Re: YouTube clip of Tom and Dennis

Thanks for the reference and tips. Interesting Wikipedia Bette. Yikes! Scary model.

I will try some of the peppermint article suggestions. I wouldn't mind them except they chew everything up. Since rats teeth are always growing they have to continually chew on things. They live in areas I store stuff and they are very destructive. I have a pair of barred owls in the neighborhood but they haven't gotten enough of them.

Normally I live with whatever critters inhabit the yard. Right now moles/voles are tunneling the whole back yard. It drives the dogs crazy and they dig to try and find them. Once in awhile an armadillo will dig the yard up. I figure they are just cleaning out the grubs and grab a bag of topsoil to fill in the damage. But it is a big deal here and there are always a lot of people just wanting to kill them.

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