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Old 01-24-2006, 03:56 PM   #15
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Any product that contains Warfarin will work. It's the same stuff the Doctors gave my Dad after his quad-ByPass. He used to joke about the "rat poison". Warfarin thins the blood in small doses. Large doses will cause hemorrhaging which results in a dead rat. Another chemical causes them to seek out water. That's why they will vacate the house.

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As a still licensed (no not practicing) pest application/inspection tech I can tell you that the key is exclusion. The wafarin blocks are very good. Different brands (I use contract) but the problem with that is rats unlike mice are not curious creatures. It may take awhile for a rat to take the bait whereas a mouse will investigate right away any change. The second problem that blocks or other poison use is that there is a good chance that they will die in the harborage areas thus creating a very nice aroma for your weekend getaway The best solution is while the RV is parked or stored to place traps in the storage areas and interior areas and use bait stations at the inside wheel areas to highten the chance of the rodent eating before entering the RV. There are bait stations that lock for child safety and the hole is small enough that your pet wont get into it. The exclusion comes into play by placing wire wool (brass or other hard materials) into the cracks and crevices that enter the RV. Rodents do not like to chew on metal wire (would you? ) secondly get rid of the snack foods and such that tend to stay in the RV in between trips and create a wanting bait, and last but not least when looking to see where your weak spots are just "Think like a mouse"
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Old 01-28-2006, 11:22 AM   #17
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Thanks for all the Great Suggestions... I will be putting some of them into play... Traps and Bait sound great... Ive already placed Moth Balls through out the Basement areas, and in the belly pan....
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Old 02-16-2006, 11:06 AM   #18
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GOT HIM!!!!!!!

Good Ole RAT Trap under the 5th wheel with a little peanut butter.... sorry no pics but from nose to tail 14" long....

Have every thing re-sealed, so hopefully he was not on his way back in....

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