Winter is coming…and so are the rats.!!  

One often plans a lot while buying a home. Investing your entire savings into your dream home! But some tiny creatures can cause a huge damage to the structures freaking you out.

Have you experienced strange rustlings in the night? A number of people are waking to the frightening sound of rats and mice scratching around their homes.

At this time of year, when cold weather forces rats and mice indoors to nest and hunt for food, infestations can multiple, with rodents spreading disease as well as causing damage by chewing through wiring, pipes and brickwork.

Latest news reported is as follows:

UK rat INVASION: 120 million rodents heading straight for Brit HOMES this winter

BRITAIN’S 120million-strong rat population is on the move and heading straight for our homes.

By Robin Cottle │Daily Star │ October 6, 2018

GNAW BLIMEY: Rats are seeking shelter from the cold in people’s homes

The disease-ridden vermin are seeking shelter as the cold winter months set in.

Pest control boss Paul Bates says the critters are on the hunt for somewhere “warm and cosy” to build nests.

Call-outs are set to rise by 40% in coming weeks.

The rodent invasion is set to cause millions of pounds worth of damage as they spark fires by gnawing through electric cables and beams.

A “double whammy” of conditions caused by the recent heatwave made rats even more likely to head for our homes, said Paul, of Cleankill Pest Control.

He claimed the scorching heat caused more of them to come out of hiding looking for water.

The expert warned Brits to “act now” and shore up homes as a blast of Arctic air threatens to send temperatures plummeting.

A Cleankill spokesman said: “At a time when we feel like bolting our doors and keeping the cold out, it’s not surprising mice and rats try to join us.”

Fall can mean home invasions by mice, rats

By Mari A. Schaefer │ Philly.com │October 15, 2018

Ah, fall! Colorful leaves, pumpkin spice lattes, football — and mice infestations.

Those curious little rodents that spent the summer foraging outdoors are now looking for a warm place to cuddle up and nest before chilly weather takes hold.

“We call it the fall invasion,” said Dion Lerman, an environmental health program specialist for the Pennsylvania Integrated Pest Management Program. “They follow plumes of warm air coming out of our homes that also carry food scents on them.”

About 85 percent of homes in the country, regardless of how modest or elegant, how clean or dirty, have had a mouse run through in the last six months.

Since these rodents are very common most of the people tend to get rid of them by using do it yourself methods like spray, traps, chemicals, ultrasonic repellers, etc. but are they really effective?

Mechanical traps stop working once a mechanical error occurs. The ultrasonic repeller is a device which emits a frequency that is unattractive to the rat’s ear. They serve to annoy the rat more than anything but rats can get used to the noise. The commonly used pest repellents contain diethyltoluamide which is harmful to humans and pests. Glue boards and Rat baits are more dangerous because there are cases where people have accidentally stuck to them.

So what can be a novel approach towards these rodent infestations?

We, at C Tech Corporation, manufacture a range of extremely low toxicity, extremely low hazard, and environment-friendly pest repellent products.

Our products are a blend of green chemistry and smart technology.

Our product Combirepel™ is an extremely low toxic, low hazard rodent and animal aversive. This product acts through a series of highly developed intricate mechanism ensuring that rodents are kept away from the target application. Our eco-friendly products do not kill the target species but only repel them. The product is compliant with ROHS, ROHS2, ISO, REACH, APVMA, NEA, EU BPR, and FIFRA exempted.

The product triggers a fear response in rodents thus protecting the application. It causes severe temporary distress to the mucous membrane of the rodents due to which the pest stays away from the application. The product triggers an unpleasant reaction in case if the pest tries to gnaw away the application. After encountering the above-mentioned emotions, the animal instinctively perceives it with something it should stay away from and stores this information for future reference. The fact that certain rodents are repelled is mimicked by other rodents as well. Thus, the other rodents too stay away from the applications. The unpleasant experience is imprinted within the animal’s memory and passed on to its progeny.

The products are available in the form of a solid masterbatch, liquid concentrate, lacquer, and wood polish additive.

The product available in the form of solid masterbatch can be incorporated into polymeric applications like wires and cables, pipes, etc. Thereby making the end application rodent resistant.

The product available in liquid concentrate can be diluted in paints and can be applied over the interior and exterior of the house, garages, etc. The liquid concentrate is compatible with all kinds of paints and solvents.

The already installed cables, pipes, and other application can be coated with our lacquer to protect them from the pests gnawing on this application and thus preventing the damage. The lacquer is a transparent product and it does not wear off easily.

The wood polish additive can be blended with wood polish and applied on the wooden articles and furniture.

Our newly developed product is in the form of a spray which is an easy to use product. It can be sprayed on the infested area to repel the rodents and prevent them from entering the premises.

By using our products, you can get an effective and long-lasting solution against rodent nuisance.

Contact us at technical.marketing@ctechcorporation.com if you’re facing problems with rodents and get best remedies to combat the pest menace.

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Rodents costing big bucks to homeowners

You might be thinking, “Mice are tiny! How could they cause so much damage? The same can be said for rats, squirrels and other rodents. Don’t let appearances fool you. Mice and other rodents might seem sweet and innocent, but the reality is the damage they can do to your home can be significant and costly.

The rodent can cause millions of dollars in damages to homes every year. Because rodent teeth never stop growing, these critters need to constantly gnaw and chew to keep their teeth short. It’s a survival tactic. If their teeth grow too long, they won’t be able to eat.

For some reason, rodents really love to gnaw on electrical wiring. This is bad news for the homeowner. Rodents will be able to make their way to every part of your home, from your attic to inside your walls, and everywhere else you have electrical wiring. They’ll chew on the wires and make them bare. As you may know, bare wires increase the risk of a fire.

It’s suspected that up to a quarter of all fires attributed to unknown causes are actually started by wire-chewing rodents.

Rodents will cause damage to your possessions for a few different reasons. They’ll tear your clothing and make use of any other soft material in order to build their nests.

They can also easily chew through your wood furniture in order to get inside to hide. They’ve been known to make their way inside large appliances such as dishwashers and stoves to make their nests.

Both plastic and aluminum pipes are no match for rodents. Mice and other creatures can and will chew through your pipes whether as a means to shorten their teeth or just to get through if the pipes are in the way.

Holes in pipes, such as your dishwasher pipes, can lead to costly flooding. If this occurs, you’ll not only have to replace the pipes, but also potentially replace the flooring, the drywall, and other ruined possessions, too.

Your air conditioning units, ductwork and other building places may seem a very inviting place for rodents to set up their homes. Rats and mice love to live inside of ducts and air returns, chewing through insulation and generally causing damage wherever they go. Not only that, but the diseased rodents’ germs may then be blowing through your house.

Attics and crawlspaces act as an invitation to rats and mice who love to practice chewing on thermal insulation. Not only that but if they are nesting in your insulation then you’ll eventually find that your insulation will be less effective. If rodents chew through the insulation around your water heater, they may be creating a fire hazard in your home.

Mice and rats are disgusting creatures that carry germs and disease wherever they go. Hantavirus, Salmonella, and Leptospirosis are just some of the dangerous diseases carried by rodents. Urine, droppings, and saliva from rodents all contain disease-causing germs which can also make their way into the air, resulting in problems with asthma and other allergic reactions.

Let us look at some pieces of evidence where rodents have severely damaged the homes and which lead to great monetary loss

Baby snapped playing next to dead RAT as army of giant rodents invade home

February 17, 2017 │Daily star

Carla Hazlett, 41, claims they have chewed her possessions and left droppings and urine all over her children’s clothes.

Carla said: “There are hundreds of rats and they are into absolutely everything. I can hear them in the walls and ceilings and they have dug holes in the cellar.

“I have found rat droppings and urine on my kids’ clothes in the cupboards so I have had to throw everything out.

“The rats have chewed all my carpets and it has cost me thousands – I had carpeted the house for £1,000 and I had to put a £1,500 three-piece suite outside because there were rat droppings all in it.

“The first time I saw one of the rats, I froze – there was two of them on the worktop in the kitchen just eating the cereal left over from the kids’ breakfast in the morning.

“It has just got worse and worse – I have been sat on the bed before just watching them run around me.”

Berkeley Neighborhood Deals With Rodent Infestation

September 6, 2017 │NBC Bay area

Residents of an East Bay neighborhood were not sleeping easy Wednesday night. They had rats on their mind.

The rodent infestation was so bad in North Berkeley that one woman had to temporarily move out of her home.

The rats are causing a lot of problems for Christine Simon and her next door neighbor.

“It started in May,” Simon said. “I got mysterious bites all over my body, very itchy.”

Simon’s dermatologist narrowed her problem down to rat mites. They are parasites that live on rats much like fleas.

“They take up to two months to die on their own,” Simon said. “Two months of going to bed every night and being eaten alive.”

The control of rodents is an integral step to safeguard health, lives, food, property, and economics. The use of conventional fumigants, rodenticides is no longer considered to be an effective solution to get rid of the rodent infestation as these rodents are becoming increasingly resistant to them, the traditional baits and traps are also proving to be useless in preventing rodents from invading our homes. The essentials used to make these products give ineffective results. Capsaicin is commonly used so as to prevent the damage. The pain receptors of the pests by now have got immune to the capsaicin.

Therefore, we require a long-term and sure shot solution that can help prevent the damaged caused by these rodents in our homes.

What can be an effective solution to the nuisance caused by these mice?

The solution available with C Tech Corporation to this nuisance is a onetime solution and the need of the hour for maintaining an ecological balance considering the significance of these rodents. Our products are a blend of green chemistry and smart technology.

Our product Combirepel™ is an extremely low toxic, low hazard rodent aversive. This product acts through a series of highly developed intricate mechanism ensuring that rodents are kept away from the target application. Our eco-friendly products do not kill the target species but only repel them. The product is compliant with ROHS, ROHS2, ISO, REACH, APVMA, NEA, EU BPR, and FIFRA exempted.

The product triggers a fear response in rodents thus protecting the application. It causes severe temporary distress to the mucous membrane of the rodents due to which the pest stays away from the application. The product triggers an unpleasant reaction in case if the pest tries to gnaw away the application. After encountering the above-mentioned emotions, the animal instinctively perceives it with something it should stay away from and stores this information for future reference. The fact that certain rodents are repelled is mimicked by other rodents as well. Thus, the other rodents too stay away from the applications. The unpleasant experience is imprinted within the animal’s memory and passed on to its progeny.

The products are available in the form of a solid masterbatch, liquid concentrate, and lacquer.

The product available in the form of solid masterbatch can be incorporated into polymeric applications like wires and cables, pipes, etc. Thus, making the end application rodent resistant.

The product available in liquid concentrate can be diluted in paints and can be applied over the entire area of pest infestation by paints. The liquid concentrate is compatible with all kinds of paints and solvents.

The already installed cables, pipes, and other application can be coated with our lacquer to protect them from the pests gnawing on this application and thus preventing the damage. The lacquer is a transparent product and it does not wear off easily.

By using our products, you can get an effective and long-lasting solution against pest nuisance.

You could thus contribute to us in using products which are eco-friendly thus causing no damage to the environment.

Contact us at technical.marketing@ctechcorporation.com if you’re facing problems with rodents and get best remedies to combat the pest menace.

Also, visit our websites:
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2] http://www.rodrepel.com/
3] http://www.termirepel.com/
4] http://www.combirepel.com/

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Protecting your garden from grass grub

Grass grub is found throughout New Zealand and is considered New Zealand’s major lawn pest. It attacks the roots of grasses and other plants.

Grubs can be found within your lawn during the late summer months after the beetles have laid their eggs around July. Female beetles lay their eggs about one or two inches deep in the soil.

Grass-grub larvae are soil-dwelling grey/white grubs up to 15 mm long with tan colored heads. Typically found lying in a C shape. They feed on the roots of many pasture species and other plants.

Recent news reported for their nuisance were as follows:

This native pest is costing our economy millions – and it’s not alone

Pat Deavoll │ October 02 2018

They’re small and hungry, and a new report says they’re costing us about $500 million a year in damage.

They may be only a centimeter long – but with thousands of relatives, the native grass grub has been causing havoc to pastures and crops around New Zealand for the last 100 years.

In fact, a recent AgResearch study showed the impact of the pasture-pest was costing dairy farmers up to $380 million and sheep and beef farmers up to $205m each year, making it our most expensive pest.

Grass grub is an ongoing problem for the agricultural industry, and while research into control of the grass grub has been happening, an answer to its total eradication remains elusive.

Dead grass? Utah grubs may be to blame

By Intermountain Farmers | July 6, 2016

If you have dead spots in your beautiful lawn, chances are you want those areas restored to their dark green color as soon as possible. Usually, the culprit is damage caused by lawn grubs and immediate action is required.

However, dead patches may also be the result of not enough watering, especially in the hot summer. Sometimes sprinklers don’t cover all the areas in a lawn adequately or you may have a plugged sprinkler head you are not aware of.

Several insecticide products are available that are used widely. But these are harmful to humans as well as the environment since it degrades the soil. Using pesticides to combat the nuisance is not a feasible way.

C Tech Corporation can offer an eco-friendly solution to the nuisance caused by the corn rootworm. Our product CombirepelTM is low-toxic, non-hazardous and insect aversive. Our products work on the mechanism of repellence and they do not harm or kill the target species but generate fear or trigger temporary discomfort within the pests that keep the pests away from the application.

Our product works on the mechanism of repellency. It temporarily inhibits the mating cycle of the insects. The product impairs the ability of the insects to reproduce, that is the insects will not lay eggs or the laid eggs will be infertile. The product causes feeding disruption in an insect by triggering an unpleasant reaction within the insect which might try to feed on the application. The product temporarily blocks the reproduction system of the insects by hindering the release of the vital hormones for growth.

Our product is compliant with EU – BPR, RoHS, RoHS2, ISO, APVMA, NEA and REACH and is FIFRA exempted. The green technology-based product can protect the plants and prevent the loss caused by the grass grub and other insects as well.

CombirepelTM is available in lacquer form. These products can be directly sprayed or applied to the application as a topical application. It can be applied to the already laid pipes and tubing in the garden. The lacquer is compatible with most of the surfaces like wood, metal, concrete, polymers, ceramics, etc.

Our CombirepelTM masterbatch can be incorporated with various polymeric applications like agricultural and other protective films, pipes, wires, and cables etc. while they are manufactured. This will prevent the pests from gnawing on the polymeric application.

CombirepelTM is available in liquid concentrate which can be mixed in paints and be applied on the fences in the garden and farms. Thus, using our products, you can get an effective solution to fight menace caused by grass grub and many such insects!

Contact us at technical.marketing@ctechcorporation.com to keep the pests away.

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Pesky and Pervasive Pigeons

Those fine-feathered ‘peeping’ chicks which move in and take over all sorts of property are terribly annoying and cause serious problems. Yes, the pigeons ofcourse!

Pigeons can be found deep within cities and all the way out to some suburban areas as well. And these birds are considered to be prolific breeders, so, where you see a few, there are sure to be many more.

Pigeons occur worldwide except in the coldest regions and the most remote islands. About 250 species are known; two-thirds of them occur in tropical Southeast Asia, Australia, and the islands of the western Pacific, but the family also has many members in Africa and South America and a few in temperate Eurasia and North America.

Pigeons can be a real nuisance, there’s no doubt. And trying to induce them to move along can be stressful. Pigeons are fairly dirty birds. They carry a host of diseases and parasites and leave pounds of droppings each year. Some of them are Histoplasmosis, Candidiasis, Cryptococcosis, Psittacosis, etc.

One pigeon can deposit over 11 kilograms pounds of droppings per year!

Pigeon droppings are disgusting, to say the least. Their feces can attract vermin, such as mice, rats, and flies, and, because it is highly acidic, will stain, and possibly eat away the underlying surface. The caustic nature of pigeon droppings has caused significant damage to roofs. Their droppings can eat away at your roof, causing holes and leaks. Tar-based roofs are especially susceptible. The droppings can cause a huge mess to an apartment balcony and terrace, staining and threatening the surfaces of outdoor furniture.

The acidic quality of pigeon droppings can eat away your car’s paint, causing significant and costly damage to your automobile. Anyone who has ever experienced pigeon “poop” on their car, home, or clothing, can tell you, it’s difficult to remove. Tar-like and heavy pigeon droppings are not like any other bird waste. The purpose for their durable dung is to keep their nests intact for the nesting season. In short, their droppings act as a binding agent, much like mortar to bricks.

Pigeon manure deposited on park benches, statues, cars, and incautious pedestrians is an aesthetic problem. Pigeons consume and contaminate large quantities of food intended for human or livestock consumption around grain handling facilities like warehouses.

The damage the bird’s fouling causes to historic buildings and monuments can be extensive. Apart from the obvious unsightliness, the main problem is acids released from their droppings. These can cause unrepairable damage to building surfaces resulting in damaging the appearance, the scarring of building structure and, potentially, causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.

Pigeon nests cause fires on electrical signs. Nesting materials such as Straw, twigs and dried droppings are usually very flammable due to their dry nature. When birds build their nests inside fire place ducts, electric signs or other areas where the nesting materials may be introduced to fire, there is a great risk of property damage.

Pigeons are considered the number one pest bird problem in the United States and around the world.

‘Nuisance birds’ crowd urban areas: study

PTI │ April 17, 2018

People living in crowded urban areas are more likely to see birds that can cause a nuisance than those that make us happy, a study has found.

Researchers at the University of Exeter and the British Trust for Ornithology in the UK found that crowded urban areas have fewer songbirds such as tits and finches, and more potential nuisance birds, such as pigeons, magpies and gulls.

They examined ratios of birds-to-people and found areas of high-density housing have fewer birds overall. People in green and leafy suburbs see up to three and a half times more songbirds and woodpeckers, associated with a positive impact on human wellbeing. The study was published in the Journal of Applied Ecology.

Previous research has suggested that people living in neighborhoods with more birds, shrubs, and trees are less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and stress. PTI

Battle against pigeons at Woodbridge rail station prompts anger in town

Paul Geater │ February 26, 2018

Rail bosses have insisted they are keen to attract small birds to nest in and around Woodbridge railway station – but they are anxious to tackle an “infestation” of feral pigeons.

“But we have to do something about the pigeons. We have had an infestation of the birds and their droppings are very unpleasant.

“Not only do they look and smell very nasty, they are unhygienic and they are very acidic so they can cause considerable damage to the fabric of the station that has only recently been redecorated.

“We have to do something to reduce the problems they cause.”

Attack of the birds – huge flocks of pigeons wreak havoc on farmer’s crop

By Louise Hogan │ January 23, 2018

Huge flocks of pigeons that have turned to grazing oilseed rape crops in recent weeks are prompting serious concerns among tillage farmers.

Kildare-based grower Helen Harris, who farms with her husband Pete outside Clane, said she had never before witnessed the size of the pigeon flocks that have invaded their oilseed rape crops of late.

“There are thousands of birds in these flocks. We had six or eight lads out shooting in the fields and they were knocking 130-150 birds a day,” Ms. Harris said.

“But that has made no impression on the numbers. The pigeons are there 24-7. They just sit in the trees and wait for the boys to go.”

People consider anti-roosting spikes which create an “unperchable” environment and discourage the pigeon. But the spacing between the spikes does allow smaller birds, such as crows, starlings, house sparrows, magpies and gulls, etc to be fearless from landing or roosting. And even these birds have been found causing a nuisance.

Commercial gel-repellent used causes irritation to human eyes and eyelids can become glued together on contact. This clearly suggests that repellent gel can also glue the eyes of birds together. Also, as weather and wind take their toll on the gel, you will find it necessary to reapply every few weeks to months.

So, what can be done about these pesky pigeons, and how can you prevent damage to your home, balcony, terrace, courtyard, car, and just about anything pigeons can destroy?

There is a solution with C Tech Corporation to keep the birds away from perching and roosting.

CombirepelTM Bird repellent lacquer is the product produced by            C Tech Corporation to prevent the menace caused by birds. This product is specially designed to prevent bird perching and roosting.

It is available in the form of concentrate lacquer. The product causes the bird’s pain receptors associated with taste. Some birds use their sense of smell through which they recognize that the product is a threat. The product is specially designed to prevent perching and roosting of birds. Repellent evokes a physiological effect which the birds associated with sensory cue and then learn to avoid it.

The product is anti-corrosive and water resistant and has no effect of UV light. The product is transparent and is compatible with most of the surfaces which are easy to apply.

Thus using the bird’s sensory mechanism we can get rid of them without causing them any physical harm.

Contact us at technical.marketing@ctechcorporation.com to keep the pests away.

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Who are the culprits for power outage?

When electricity was discovered it took out the darkness and spread the light everywhere. As the consumption increased, electricity was generated in central power stations. Post that we have been using electricity for many applications. Electricity became the lifeline of sectors like railways, agriculture, telecommunication, etc. It also helped to increase the wealth and GDP of the nation. Today many countries measure their wealth in terms of how much electricity they produce annually. Hence we cannot afford any disturbances in the production and distribution of electricity.

Electric appliances have made our lives easier. Now our day to day life depends on them. The use of wires and cables make it convenient to distribute electricity. But these wires and cables face many problems every day. One of the major problems is that they have a constant threat of damage caused by rodents.

Rodents have a ubiquitous presence and are a nuisance to us. Rodents like squirrels, rats are notorious. They have a pair of incisors which grow throughout their life. Hence to keep them in check they constantly chew on anything they find hard like our wires and cables. They not only damage our wires and cables but they also affect the equipment at the power station.

There have been many incidences where rodents were the culprits causing power outages. This incident happened in Muncie (US) on 3rd February 2016. A squirrel was responsible for a massive power outage leaving more than 4,000 customers without power. A similar incident happened in Tulsa (US) on 5th February 2016. A squirrel caused 40-minute power outage affecting 5,500 customers.

Because of these increasing incidences, people are keeping track of power outages caused by animals. There are also organizations which keep track of such occurrences. The website called cybersquirrel1 recorded a total of  671 power outages caused by squirrels, 255 by birds, 54 by raccoons, 28 by rats, etc. all around the world till the year 2015. The website only showed officially registered incidences, we cannot imagine the total number of undocumented incidences.

The industry is also afraid of these pesky rodents. They are afraid that these rodents can cause heavy monetary losses and can bring any business to stand still.

John C. Inglis, Former Deputy Director, National Security Agency, US, stated that “I don’t think paralysis [of the electrical grid] is more likely by cyber attack than by natural disaster. And frankly the number-one threat experienced to date by the US electrical grid is squirrels.”

According to the officials of Georgia Power (US), squirrels can cause up to $2 million dollars worth of damage yearly.

Officials at Galvin Electricity Initiative, (US) stated that “Our interconnected and highly visible electric power system is extremely vulnerable, and not just to terrorist attacks and natural disasters. Most power outages are caused by problems in the distribution system, and 85 percent of those are caused by squirrels.”

Looking at the above figures and statements there is need of an effective solution as conventional prevention and control methods like the use of pesticides and insecticides have not been effective. These pesticides and insecticides are not designed to sustain manufacturing processes of polymeric applications. They are toxic and hazardous in nature. They leach out of the polymeric applications. They pollute soil and ground water reservoir.

C Tech Corporation  can offer a solution to overcome these problems. Combirepel™is an anti-rodent, anti-animal, extremely low toxicity and extremely low hazard, environmentally safe solution. It does not kill target species but only repels them.

The product triggers a fear response in rodents thus protecting the application. It causes severe temporary distress to the mucous membrane of the rodents due to which the pest stays away from the application. The product triggers an unpleasant reaction in case if the pest tries to gnaw away the application. After encountering the above-mentioned emotions, the animal instinctively perceives it with something it should stay away from and stores this information for future reference. The fact that certain rodents are repelled is mimicked by other rodents as well. Thus, the other rodents too stay away from the applications. The unpleasant experience is imprinted within the animal’s memory and passed on to its progeny.

The masterbatch of Combirepel™  can be incorporated in wires and cables, polymer pipes, etc. Combirepel™ liquid concentrate can be added to paints and then be applied to the polymeric applications.  The product in the form of lacquer can be applied over polymeric application

Combirepel™ is cost-effective, inert, thermally stable and does not degrade on exposure to heat and sunlight. It does not volatilize and does not degrade in the soil. It is RoHS, RoHS2, REACH, NEA, EU BPR, APVMA compliant and FIFRA exempted.

Contact us at technical.marketing@ctechcorporation.com if you’re facing problems with pests and get best remedies to combat the pest menace.

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http://www.rodrepel.com/
http://www.termirepel.com/
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Obnoxious Marmots!!!

Marmots are large rodents that often become a nuisance to gardeners, farmers, and homeowners due to their appetites and burrowing habits. The yellow-bellied marmot is the most common species in the United States and a close relative of the woodchuck. Also known as rockchucks or whistle pigs, yellow-bellied marmots are social creatures that live in communities of 10 to 20 individuals. During the spring and summer, the animals undergo a period of hyperphagia, a feeding frenzy designed to fatten the marmots so they can survive the coming winter. By huddling together in underground burrows lined with hay or grass, marmots hibernate for up to 200 days at a time, easily spending half of their 13 to 15 years of life asleep.

Yellow-bellied marmots grow about 2 feet long and weigh up to 12 pounds. They have coarse brown or tan fur with light yellow coloring on their bellies and large claws on their front feet used for digging extensive burrows underground. Their stout bodies are designed to hold thick layers of fat and their prominent front teeth allow them to chew the stalks, leaves, blossoms, and fruits of their favorite plants.

High elevations and rocky outcroppings used as lookout posts are favored habitats for marmots. They can also be found among pastures, meadows, and rocky steppes. The animals have been known to live among the foothills of mountainous regions, burrowing beneath slopes of tumbled-down rocks and boulders, as well. In urban areas, marmots can be seen sunning themselves or gnawing on the grass at the side of the road.

Marmots prefer food sources, such as clover, herbaceous greens, or garden vegetables. Farmers encounter problems when marmots enter fields where cereal grains, root vegetables, or herbs grow. Marmots are naturally shy of humans and will not enter homes. They prefer to scavenge where they have a clear view of danger.

Marmots can cause major damage to gardens and crops. When feeding, marmots tend to chew the entire plant down to the ground, leaving nothing. Ripe vegetables, herbs, and cereal grains are the most enticing temptations to hungry marmots, who will dig beneath most fences to get at desired plants.

Additionally, unchecked burrows may undermine the structural integrity of manmade dams, levees, or embankments.

Aside from the fact that they may be eating your plants, marmots are not all that dangerous, preferring to lounge around all day instead of chasing you. As long as you leave them alone, they’ll leave you alone. This means, however, that they may bite you if you try to feed them or you accidentally disturb them.

The most dangerous thing about marmots is that they can carry a bunch of nasty things like ticks that cause Lyme disease, or Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. It is also possible for them to transmit hantavirus or rabies. These diseases can cause serious medical problems that cause anything from minor aches and pains to severe damage of the nervous and respiratory systems.

Let us look at some shreds of evidence

Marmots plague Eastern Washington neighborhoods

June 24, 2009 │The Oregonian

The large rodents have become pests in the Eastern Washington town of Prosser. Diners at a restaurant in Prosser were startled Monday when a furry marmot wandered through the front door and settled into a corner.

That was no surprise to city Administrator Charlie Bush, who says the big rodents have long been a problem in the central Washington wine town.

In 2006 and 2007, the city paid $5,700 over two years to hire trappers to thin the population. But last year, the City Council ran short of money and decided to get out of the marmot-control business.

Three years ago, residents complained that the rodents were swarming a 75-unit development of manufactured homes near the Prosser airport, burrowing under homes and fouling front porches with their droppings. There were even unconfirmed accounts of marmots attacking people.

Marmots invade Matterhorn area

September 14, 2017

“So sweet!”, coo the tourists. “Shoot them,” say the authorities in Zermatt, where marmots have become a plague. The furry rodents are causing damage to meadows and houses. “If someone leaves a balcony door open, marmots sneak into the house. They also dig beneath retaining walls,” Romy Biner-Hauser, Zermatt’s mayor, told Swiss Public Radio, SRF. “

Farmers in Zermatt are particularly hard hit by the influx of marmots. Shepherd and organic farmer Paul Julen can no longer use one of his fields because of all the marmot holes.

“The risk of accidents is very high when there are so many marmot holes in a meadow,” he said, remarking that he almost lost two newborn lambs that had fallen into a marmot burrow.

The currents rodenticides and traps are being used to control this menace. Repeated exposure to rodenticides builds up resistance in rodents. The pesticides also contribute to air,water and soil pollution. Farmers,pesticide applicators and horticultural workers may contact with pesticides in their professional environment. Several millions of cases of pesticides poisoning are registered every year. Frequent rodenticide applications make the problem worse.

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Groundhogs – the annoying pests!!!

They feed on green vegetables. They dine on beautiful flowers. They burrow holes in the ground.

They are the most annoying and trouble causing pests.

“They” are the GROUNDHOGS!!!

Groundhogs are the largest squirrels of the genus Marmota. The species known by many names such as chuck, whistle pig, groundhog, marmot, monax and others – commonly known as the groundhogs are closely related to tree and ground squirrels, gophers, chipmunks, and prairie dogs.

However, groundhogs are a familiar species in agricultural landscapes within its range, occurring along roadsides, fencerows, pastures, the margins of fields, and even in some suburban habitats. They are normally found in burrows or holes that have been either made by them or by other animals which already left their dwellings.

Groundhogs are sometimes perceived to be pests as they wreak havoc.

How?? Let’s go through the following evidences.

Rock chuck wreaks havoc in Pocatello Parks and Rec building

By Journal Staff, Sep 15, 2017, XTREME IDAHO

POCATELLO — Pocatello Parks and Recreation officials aren’t entirely sure how a rock chuck got into its storage warehouse by Ross Park. But by the time the intruder was discovered, it had already caused hundreds of dollars in damages.

Officials said recently that the rock chuck had entered the warehouse and set up shop during a weekend this summer. Park officials discovered the damage caused by the marmot the following Monday.

By then, the animal had chewed up some foam kayak seats, cords, cardboard boxes and numerous rubber seals around the garage doors. Some of the damaged items were incredibly difficult to reach.

Though rock chucks have been known to occasionally climb trees, this critter was able to access kayaks that were hanging 10 feet off the ground and a cardboard box that was stored 15 feet above the ground.

The kayaks with the damaged seats were retired from future use, while the cords and the rubber garage door seals were replaced. Park employees also had to disinfect and sanitize numerous items because of the animal waste that was left behind.

Marmots invade Matterhorn area

By swissinfo.ch and Radio SRF, SEP 14, 2017 – 13:38

“So sweet!”, coo the tourists. “Shoot them,” say the authorities in Zermatt, where marmots have become a plague. The furry rodents are causing damage to meadows and houses. 

Visitors to the Matterhorn region love the animals and their warning whistles. In Zermatt, there is even a marmot trail, and every kiosk sells postcards featuring the pudgy critters.

But these prized photo subjects are less popular with some of the locals. Normally, marmots live several hundred metres above the tree line. However, many have been making their burrows down in the village of Zermatt, damaging farmers’ fields. And that’s not all.

“If someone leaves a balcony door open, marmots sneak into the house. They also dig beneath retaining walls,” Romy Biner-Hauser, Zermatt’s mayor, told Swiss Public Radio, SRF. “Now we have to do something; it can’t go on like this.”

“The risk of accidents is very high when there are so many marmot holes in a meadow,” he said, remarking that he almost lost two newborn lambs that had fallen into a marmot burrow.

Yes, the groundhogs burrows are responsible for many accidents and damage to garden grown vegetation. They readily graze in the vegetation leading to rapid crop loss and damage.

These rodents are herbivores, which mean they eat vegetation. Groundhogs eat a variety of vegetation including green grasses, clover, alfalfa dandelion greens, garden vegetables such as beans, peas, and carrots, and in the fall, apples and pears. They also feed on grasses and tree barks.

Groundhogs are solitary creatures, and they spend their summers and falls stuffing themselves and taking naps in the sun. They can eat about a pound of food per sitting.

These round creatures look like little bears when they stand up on their hind legs. Groundhogs also have sharp claws that they use to dig impressive burrows in the ground. Groundhogs keep their burrows tidy by changing out the nesting found inside from time to time.

A groundhog’s burrow can be anywhere from 8 to 66 feet long, with multiple exits and a number of chambers. These holes aerate the soil and provide excellent escape hatches for many other animals, but they are dangerous to livestock and farm machinery. They are often thought of as a “valuable nuisance”.

Those impressive tunneling skills cause problems for farmers; tractors can break an axle driving over them or people can trip in one of the holes and break a leg.

Typically, they have a burrow in the woods for the winter and a burrow in grassy areas for the warmer months. It is estimated that a woodchuck chucks wood about 700 lbs.

They are the rodents considered as an annoying pest when it comes to inhabiting your place which may sometimes cause a mess especially if they are hunting for food and may eventually cause some unnecessary destruction within your property.

To avoid such hassle there are many things that you can do to rid yourself with your groundhogs problem.

Usually, the methods used to control the groundhogs are shooting, trapping, or treating their home by lethal gases but all these methods seem to be unsuccessful in reducing marmots damage.

Rather than being unsuccessful, the methods are leading to the extinction of the species. Hence to maintain the ecological balance you need an eco-friendly way to combat against these large critters.

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Menace of the orange toothed!!

Swamp rats also known as orange-toothed species, coypu and nutria are the water-loving rodents that inhabit banks of rivers, lakes, lagoons, marshes, and swamps.

Swamp rats are about 1 meter in length measured from the end of its muzzle to the tip of its round scaly tail. It has short rounded ears and small eyes that are set high on the head to see clearly whilst swimming.

Swamp rats are native to South America but were introduced to the British lands. The Swamp rat’s fur is specially adapted to keep it warm and dry in winter. Long, coarse guard hairs conceal and protect the soft velvety underfur. This under fur is the reason for the Swamp rats breeding in British lands.

The Swamp rats are a constant reminder of the folly of introducing foreign species into a new country without fully considering the consequences. The consequences are as follows:

Swamp rats bite into new territory, but overall Louisiana wetland damage down

By Tristan Baurick, Posted on July 5, 2017 | The Times-Picayune

Nutria is on the move, eating up marshes in three Louisiana coastal parishes that had been largely untouched by the invasive rodent for almost a decade. That’s the bad news.

Since 2001, Nutrias have converted at least 42 square miles of land into open water, according to Wildlife and Fisheries.

The critters showed a renewed taste in the past year for Jefferson, St. Charles and Cameron parishes. These parishes had three of the six new damage sites noted in the 2017 Swamp rats survey. They hadn’t suffered any new damage since 2009.

Nutria regular favorite, Terrebonne Parish, suffered the lion’s share of the damage in 2017. Terrebonne had 82 percent of the total Swamp rats damage recorded in the latest survey. That’s down from last year’s estimate of 99 percent.

Across all coastal parishes, about 5,900 acres showed varying signs of Nutria damage.

Nigeria’s Ailing President Returns Home to an Office Full of Rats

PHILIP OBAJI JR., 08.24.17 12:00 AM ET

Muhammadu Buhari, a career military man, had promised to run the war against Boko Haram with an iron fist. But he’s clearly enfeebled, and the rodents are just one more problem.

CALABAR, Nigeria—Two days after President Muhammadu Buhari returned home—he had been away in London for 103 days receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment—he managed to address the country. He looked frail and his speech was slurred in the broadcast early Monday morning, but he told his fellow citizens that he had been “kept in daily touch with events at home.”

“Following the three months’ period of disuse, rodents have caused a lot of damage to the furniture and the air conditioning units,” Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, told the local newspaper This Day as he explained why the president had not been to his office since his return.

It’s still not clear what variant of the rat was responsible for the damage, there are many in Nigeria: thicket rats, swamp rats, shaggy rats, and more. But the infestation hit an office that was renovated only two years ago.

As the fur demand decreased the Swamp rats is considered as the pests in many areas, destroying aquatic vegetation, marshes, and irrigation systems, and chewing through human-made items, such as tires and wooden house paneling, eroding river banks, and displacing native animals.

Swamp rats breed quickly and the breeding is continuous throughout the year. Besides breeding quickly the Swamp rats consume a large amount of vegetation. They feed yearly on plants including grasses, sedges, reeds, water parsnip, and even water lilies.

Swamp rats herbivory severely reduce overall wetland biomass and can lead to the conversion of wetland to open water. Swamp rats are typically more destructive in the winter than in the growing season, due largely to the scarcity of above-ground vegetation; as Swamp rats search for food, they dig up root networks and rhizomes for food.

On plots open to Swamp rats herbivory, 40% less vegetation was found that in plots guarded against Swamp rats by fences. Swamp rats fed more in the fertilized areas. Hence farmlands sprayed with fertilizers are more attracted by these Swamp Rats.

There are several methods used to control the Swamp rat infestation but are proving to be economically expensive and harmful to the environment. The rodenticide Zinc phosphide is used currently but is expensive and remains toxic for several months. The toxicity is reduced with the help of heavy rains but the toxic chemical enters into the water bodies.

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Combirepel™ an eco-friendly rodent aversive works on the mechanism like fear, discomfort, aversion, training and association and conditioning.

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Mice Menace in Agriculture

The agriculture sector is one of the important sectors all over the world as it provides us with the basic requirement which is food. But a menace to this sector is the loss created by rodents; namely rats, mice, and squirrels; which leads to huge productivity loss and crop contamination.

Rodents are a great threat to farmers as they destroy one percent of the world’s cereal crops on an annual basis. Rodents are the consumers of vitamin and protein-rich foods and often fed on crops embryo, stripping away germination capabilities and nutrients in the process. Rodents are notorious for contaminating food supplies, and one of the primary targets is grains.

Rodents cause harm in pre-harvest as well as the post-harvest stage of the agriculture farming. During pre-harvest time rodents attack sowed grains and decrease the productivity. The loss cannot be estimated. During the post-harvest time the rodents attack on fully developed crops and stored grains.

The drip irrigation technique applied as water conservation method has suffered loss due to rodents. The drip pipelines fall prey to the rodent attacks as they constantly chew on them as a part of their oral maintenance. As well as the water supply pipelines usually equipped with motors also fall prey to rodent attacks. The electric and water supply gets interrupted and cause delay, indirectly increasing the maintenance work of the farmer.

Mallee farmers reporting mice causing damage to canola crops

Gregor Heard 31 Aug 2017

MALLEE farmers in Victoria are anxiously monitoring flowering and budding canola crops for mice damage.

Growers are finding late winter crop damage most severe in canola as opposed to cereal crops, with mice tempted by soft, oil-rich canola buds.“There are crops that you could see going 1.5-2 tonnes to the hectare, but others where there are mice issues you can see going only 0.8t/ha or so, there is a big difference.”

“There is a wide variation in terms of the mouse load, farmers need to make sure they are getting out in the crop and walking around and checking whether they have numbers building up now.” In terms of identifying potential high mice loads, Ms. Browne said chew cards of canola soaked cardboard could be used to get an idea of the presence of mice, while growers also need to be on the look-out for chewed nodes, tillers or buds. Cropping farmers warned to look out for mice heading into warmer months.

KATE DOWLER AND ALICE POHLNER, The Weekly Times

August 29, 2017

FARMERS in the Wimmera, Mallee, and parts of the Western District are being urged to monitor and bait for mice in crops heading into spring after what was described earlier this year as some of the worst mice damage ever seen.

“In my area, mice are starting to run up canola plants that are flowering and lopping off seed pods, so that is a sure sign that we need to do something now,” Mr. Hastings said.

“We will need to bait in flowering lupins and canola.”

Mr. Hastings said the group, which takes information from CSIRO trapping, found mice were not currently doing a lot of damage to crops in Victoria.

“But we are concerned, coming into springtime, that they will become more active,” Mr. Hastings said. “The message to farmers is to continue monitoring.”

Like the above-mentioned cases, there are many cases of rodent attacks on farms causing severe damage to crops and its productivity. Entomologist said 4.6 to 54% paddy crops were lost due to rat infestation. Rodent attack damage as much as 55% of horticultural crops. The extent of stored grain losses depends upon the distribution, abundance, and species composition of the rodent population involved.

Mechanical, biological and chemical control methods are present but are not much effective against the regulation of rodent population density. The methods have some adverse effects on crops and indirectly to human beings. Hence there is a need for solution strongly effective rodent repellence.

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Magpie: The eye attacker!

The black and white magpie is widely considered one of the most intelligent animals in the world and one of the only nonmammal species able to recognize itself in a mirror test. Magpies have lived in close association with humans for centuries. They have unusually long tails (at least half of their body length) and short, rounded wings. The feathers of the tail and wings are iridescent, reflecting a bronzy-green to purple. They have white bellies and shoulder patches and their wings flash white in flight. Like other corvids, they are very vocal, even boisterous. Typical calls include a whining “Maag” and a series of loud, harsh “chuck” notes.

Magpies build huge, domed nests. In the winter when deciduous trees are bare, the large nests are easily seen.

Magpies can cause substantial damage locally to crops such as almonds, cherries, corn, walnuts, melons, grapes, peaches, wheat, figs, and milo. Their damage is probably greatest in areas where insects and wild mast are relatively unavailable.

Magpies are often found near livestock where they feed on dung-and carrion-associated insects. They also forage for ticks and other insects on the backs of domestic animals. Perhaps the most notorious magpie behavior is the picking of open wounds and scabs on the backs of livestock. If they find an open wound, such as that from a new brand, they may pick at it until they create a much larger wound. The wound may eventually become infected and, in some instances, may kill the animal. Magpies, like ravens, may peck the eyes out of newborn or sick livestock.

Magpies rob wild bird and poultry nests of eggs and hatchlings. They can be very destructive to poultry, especially during the nesting season when magpie parents are gathering food for their young. Magpie roosts can be a nuisance because of excessive noise and the odor associated with droppings.

Magpies have caused physical damages to humans. The extent of damage has left people blind!

Surge in eye injuries as Melbourne magpies go on attack spree  
Australian Associated Press – Thu 19 Oct 2017 03.54 BST

Hospital issues warning as ‘extraordinary’ spate of bird-inflicted injuries include a penetrated eye that required surgery

A penetrated eye that needed surgery is just one of an “extraordinary” spate of magpie-inflicted injuries in Melbourne, and one hospital has issued a warning about the swooping birds.

The number of eye injuries caused by the bird has risen significantly, according to the emergency director of the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear hospital, Dr Carmel Crock.

“Normally, we might see one or two a month,” she told ABC radio on Thursday. “But in July we saw 14 cases of bird eye injuries. August there were 12.

“In the last week, we saw five in the one day, including a penetrating eye injury that needed to go to theatre.”

Many attacks took place in Lonsdale Street, Punt Road, Lygon Street and Heffernan Lane in the CBD, Crock said.

Magpie put down after attacking Perth boys

September 14, 2017

A MAGPIE that attacked two young boys in a popular Perth park, causing serious damage to one child’s eye, has been destroyed.

Both toddlers were rushed to hospital by their parents on Sunday after they were swooped by the same male native bird a few hours apart at Whiteman Park in Perth’s north.

One-year-old Jacob Gale underwent emergency surgery on his left eye after the bird punctured his eyeball with its beak.

“They’ve had to remove the lens of the eye because it’s damaged,” Jacob’s father Adam Gale told Channel 7 News.

Until Jacob can communicate, doctors won’t know if his son has suffered long-term sight damage, he said.

Despite being swooped twice, three-year-old Bodee White suffered no permanent damage from scratches inflicted on his face and eyeball.

Vicious magpie attack leaves girl half blind after the angry bird pecked her left eye as she rode her bike at a park

By Belinda Cleary For Daily Mail Australia

PUBLISHED: 06:51 BST, 14 October 2016

A seven-year-old girl has lost all sight in her left eye after a vicious magpie attack at the beginning of swooping season.

Imogen Liddell and her mum Jodi wanted to ‘get out of the house’ last month and decided to go on a bike ride together at a park in North Rockhampton, in central Queensland, before she was attacked by the angry magpie.

‘We were riding and the bird came behind me and then came into my eye,’ Imogen told Daily Mail Australia.

‘Blood came out of my eye and then a boy took us to his mother who took us home so we could call an ambulance.’

Imogen’s mother Jodi told Daily Mail Australia she was less than five meters behind her daughter when she watched the attack unfold.

Many conventional methods are used to stop the menace caused by these birds. Nets are used to prevent the entry of the starlings in human dwellings. Bird nets made of nylon or fiber can be spread along with screws and hooks over the house roof to trap the birds. A major disadvantage of this technique is that the pigeons can peck the net and break free. Thus, it does not offer a permanent solution. Sound deterrents that available in the market make different kinds of sounds such as those of gunshot, hawk sounds, and firecrackers to scare away the pigeons. The disadvantage of sound deterrents is that their continuous exposure can be a nuisance to the humans. Bird spikes are used to prevent birds, but other non-target animals get hurt when they come across these spikes. Improper installation of the of the spikes is ineffective and highly dangerous. The biggest disadvantage of using bird spikes is that their installation may cause a considerable amount of damage to the property. Bird gel is dangerous when children and pets are around the area where it is used. There is a possibility of the children and pets getting stuck to the bird gel.

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It is available in the form of concentrate lacquer. The product prevents birds perching or roosting by making surfaces uncomfortable, intimidating, tacky. The repellant evokes a physiological effect which the birds associate with sensory cue and then learn to avoid. Some birds use their sense of smell through which they recognize that the product is a threat. The product prevents the birds from laying the eggs on the trusses. It causes irritation to the pain receptors associated with taste.

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