Within the insecticide and pesticide industry, rat bait generally refers to the use of poisons to kill rats.
The house mouse or rat is a small, slender rodent that has a slightly pointed nose; small, black, somewhat protruding eyes; large, sparsely haired ears; and a nearly hairless tail with obvious scale rings. House mice are considered among the most troublesome and problematic rodents in India.
House mice eat many types of food but prefer seeds, grain and foods high in fat, protein, or sugar, chocolate candies, butter and nutmeats.
Rats carry many disease-causing pathogens as well as being responsible for fires and floods in buildings. Their presence is often a sign of a degraded area.
If rats are not controlled, there is a risk of disease transmission to humans and other animals, continuing damage to structures and contamination of commodities.
Because rats are scavengers by nature the most effective rat attractants are food grains baits to lure them to eat the cake improves tremendously.
Midas Hygiene’s “Krzay Ratmaar“, ready to use bait come in a variety of formulations, based on different food grains i.e. wheat, maize, rice or barley used as chief ingredients of toxic baits is often highly accepted by house mice and can be very effective as a principal bait ingredient.
In general, the fresher the bait, the better it will be accepted by rats and mice. Rodent baits should always be made from high-quality food grains, and baits should be replaced or replenished regularly.
How to use Krazy Ratmaar bait: Cut 50 gm cake into 4 pieces and 100 gm into 8 pieces. Place individual cake pieces at an approx distance of 10-15 feet in several locations where mice are present or the places usually visited by rats. Check the placement site regularly and replenish cake pieces when found missing.