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Pest Control

It’s the stuff the professionals use!

Day and night, vertebrate pests like rabbits and rodents work away at spoiling property.sticker They carry disease to livestock, ruin crops and threaten the health of humans and native wildlife. Australians spend millions every year on vertebrate pest control both directly through  our own activities or indirectly via managed operations. Rodents spoil food, spread disease and cause damage by fouling and gnawing. Although rodents become more visible and annoying in autumn when their numbers are high and they are looking for shelter to escape the oncoming cold, sensible rodent control involves year-round preventative action to keep populations in check.

Follow these basic tips when carrying out your pest control programme to ensure you get maximum benefit at minimum cost:
  • Choose the right product for the job and seek advice if required.
  • Anticipate the problem rather than reacting to it.
  • Expose all of the pests to the control measure at the same time and remove all other food options if possible.
  • Follow label directions. This will improve results and minimise the risk to non-target animals.
  • Replenish baits when they are consumed by pests and offer a generous amount of bait.
  • Manage pest immigration by establishing and maintaining control buffer zones.
  • Also use bait stations to ensure bait remains fresh and dry plus prevents access by non target species.

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