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WOODRAT

 

Other Names: Packrat, Traderat

 

Earning its nickname "packrat,"  this rodent is particularly fond of shiny objects and will drop whatever it's carrying to take the trinket instead.  Woodrats gnaw on fruit trees, furniture, mattress bedding, wires, conduits and paper products in the home. They can cause serious financial loss for farmers and homeowners.

 

 

 

Control Options

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Traps, rodenticides, repellents and prevention are all options for controlling rats.

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Rat Traps

 

Rat traps are an effective method of non-toxic rat control.  There are 3 types of rat traps commonly used for rodent control: Snap Traps, Glue Traps, and Electronic Traps.

 

These mechanical traps provide a quick solution to a rodent control problem and can be used many times.  One advantage of rat traps is the ability to “recover” the rat to confirm its elimination.

 

The most important technique for effective trapping is good trap placement in areas of high rodent activity.  Because Woodrats are interested in new objects in their environment, they will readily interact with a well-placed trap containing enticing bait.

 

Woodrat infestations usually do not involve large numbers of animals, so they can typically be controlled with trapping alone.

 

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Prevention

 

Most of the techniques used to combat Roof Rats and Deer Mice are applicable to the management of Woodrats. Roof Rat Nest in Palm Tree- RoofRat Rodent Library - Identify RoofRat Damage - Victor Roof Rat Control

 

Thus, particular attention should be applied to roof and eaves areas, attics and soffits.  Overhanging trees and vegetation limbs must be cut back from rooftops by 6 feet.

 

To adequately keep Woodrats out of your home, all openings need to be sealed off – remember rats only need an opening of ½ inch or the size of a nickel to gain entry to your home.

 

In addition to exclusion, careful storage of foods and elimination of clutter are valuable steps in the fight to control rats.

 

 

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Victor®, the industry leader in rodent control, offers a variety of innovative rat control solutions such as electronic rat traps , ultrasonic rat repellents and rodenticides to help you with all your rodent control needs. Victor® has all the information you need to get rid of the rat in your home.

 

 
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