2016 Rat Baiting Calendar

The downloadable calendar shows when rat stations will be serviced during 2016. In order to maximise the effectiveness of the control program the Board asks that all residents who place bait do so at the same time as the Board are servicing the stations.

Residents are requested to not use bait containing Brodifacoum, which includes Talon brand, as this will lead to the increased tolerance of rodents to the poison and eventually to poison resistance. Trials have already shown that it takes around five times the usual dose of this poison to kill mice on LHI. The Board provides Ratex containing Coumatetralyl for residents use and supplementing the poisoning programme with trapping can help delay poison resistance developing.

Bait will be available from the Board one week prior to and during the scheduled baiting period. Bring a sealable container and you will be provided with the correct amount of bait for the number of stations that you have.

Download: 2016 Rat Baiting Calendar (PDF) (246 KB)