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  • 5 tips for rodent control this winter
    May 27, 2019 Maintrac Group

    5 tips for rodent control this winter

    It's almost winter and a rodent population explosion is expected this year. After a long warm summer and the cold finally setting in, large numbers of rats and mice are seeking warm places to spend the winter. Our homes, buildings...

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  • High success rates with live traps
    May 2, 2019 Maintrac Group

    High success rates with live traps

    Customers are reporting high success rates with live capture traps, with some reporting capture rates at least 10 times greater than kill traps and other trapping methods. Grant Ryan, from The Cacophony Project, conducted a trial over a 4 week...

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  • More predators in 2019?
    April 16, 2019 Maintrac Group

    More predators in 2019?

    A long warm summer, leading to high seeding in New Zealand forests and a population explosion of rats, stoats and other predators; that's the Department of Conservation's prediction for this year. The Mega-Mast Is the term given to this years high seeding....

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  • How do electronic rodent repellers work?
    May 17, 2018 Maintrac Group

    How do electronic rodent repellers work?

    How do electronic rodent repellers work and do they really work? Are questions often asked.

    The short answer is yes they do work, but it helps to understand the different features and functions on rodent deterrents and what can be expected from them.

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  • Bird control guide for vineyards
    February 1, 2018 Maintrac Group

    Bird control guide for vineyards

    Every year NZ wine growers lose millions of dollars in revenue to hungry birds. Large flocks of birds feeding, can quickly cause damage to a vineyard. Using bird deterrents to reduce bird presence, both in and around the vineyard, can...

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  • Airport Safety Week
    October 19, 2017 Maintrac Group

    Airport Safety Week

    Today is Wildlife Hazard Management Day of Airport Safety Week Since 1988 as a result of aviation wildlife strikes world-wide: Over 262 people have been killed Over 250 aircraft destroyed Estimated cost of wildlife damage totals more than 1 billion...

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  • October 18, 2017 Maintrac Group

    Conservation Week - October 2017

    This week is conservation week 14th - 22nd October - www.conservationweek.co.nz You can help out and show your support by trapping pest animals. There are a number of introduced species in New Zealand that cause damage to our native birds...

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  • How to catch a rat 
    October 16, 2017 Maintrac Group

    How to catch a rat 

    Need to catch a rat, our tips for trapping rats. Rats are one of the most prolific pest animal species in New Zealand. They invade our homes and buildings, as well as killing native birds and wild life.Using traps to...

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  • Trapping Stoats & Ferrets
    October 9, 2017 Maintrac Group

    Trapping Stoats & Ferrets

    Stoats along with ferrets have been named 'number 1 public enemy' of our native birds.Originally introduced to New Zealand as a means to try and control a growing rabbit population, mustelids (stoats, ferrets and weasels) have boomed in population themselves...

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