5 Tips for Summer Rodent Control in Poultry Production

July 25, 2022

Our Five Top Tips for Poultry Producers to Control Rodents in Summer

It is important that your rodent control plan doesn’t slip during warmer months. You may consider making some small adjustments to keep your birds protected from rodents this season. Here are our top tips for poultry producers to control rodents in summer.

  1. Carefully select bait.
  2. Clean bait stations regularly.
  3. Take caution when handling bait stations – check for snakes and spiders.
  4. Consider mounting bait stations onto the building to avoid water contamination and mowers.
  5. Consult with your Neogen representative for advice on choosing the right bait, bait stations, and traps for your facilities.

Our experts are always happy to help! For more information contact us at rodentcontrol@Neogen.com

 

Video Transcript

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[Rat Chat: Making Rodent Control in Poultry Production Simple]

[Our 5 Top Tips for Poultry Producers to Control Rodents in Summer]

[During cooler months rodents will attempt to find a new home inside.]

[1. Carefully select bait.]

[Rodents have access to more food source in summer, so a more palatable bait is best.]

[In warm conditions, consider a soft bait made without wax.]

[2. Clean bait stations regularly.]

[Maintain a continuous supply of fresh bait for at least 10 days, replacing old bait more frequently in warm weather.]

[The fresher the better!]

[3. Take caution when handling bait stations – check for snakes and spiders.]

[4. Consider mounting bait stations onto the building to avoid water contamination and mowers.]

[5. Consult with your Neogen representative for advice on choosing the right bait, bait stations, and traps for your facilities.]

[Our experts are always happy to help!]

[ For More Information Contact Us At rodentcontrol@neogen.com]

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