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The Secret EVERY PMP Should Know About Baiting for Mice and Rats


Catchmaster_TECH TIP_Cotton Whisp_602PE TrapGot a tough rodent infested account that you are struggling with? We know the feeling, we’re from New York, home of the roughest, toughest, and we will even say smartest rodents around! If the peanut butter, snickers, bacon or bait just isn’t cutting it inside your account, then you came to the right place. Our sales force goes out and gets dirty! From the underground of the NYC subways to suburban homes plagued by rodents from our harsh winter, they have seen it all. And, they have a secret to share about baiting for rats and mice.

For time savings and a lasting bait for your toughest accounts try this special rodent bait recipe:

  1. Females are always searching for nesting materials. Cotton balls or small pieces of thread or twine will do the job.
  2. Add a fragrant attractant such as bacon grease, anchovy paste or vanilla extract to the cotton (you are now appealing to both sexes).
  3. Pre-load your rat and mouse snap traps with the scented cotton whisps placed under the “C” on the trap trigger.
  4. Voila! You have a new, varied and unusual bait to try which could mean the difference between success and failure!

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