Rat Control

Buckle, Alan
September 2006
Farmers Weekly;9/15/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 11, p52
Trade Publication
The article offers information on controlling rats in farms in Great Britain. It cites the impact of Norway or brown rats on farms. The most common cause of disease transmission from rats to human and livestock is contact with rodent urine and faeces. Baits with anticoagulant rodenticides are widely used for rat control due to its practicality and effectiveness. Wildlife monitoring has revealed traces of rodenticides in animals due to ingestion of rodents treated with the substance.


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