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Attractants - Not Just For Mice

Sunday August 12, 2012

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Question:

I am using Provoke Professional Mouse Attractant by Bell Labs, that goes on top of rodenticides, in this case Ditrac Blox. The mouse attractant is drawing pharoah ants in a trail approximately 15' long, 1" wide, with thousands of ants working from their home to the bait. I am getting rid of the mice but I am attracting ants. The bait is in closed bait stations and I use a pyrethrum to eliminate the ant problem. My question is why are the ants attracted to the bait? This product is being used inside a school, away from food, and it is in a area that is safe.

fernando, NY

Mr Pest Control

Answer:

I looked at the MSDS and Label for this attractant and they don't divulge what the ingredients are, other than to state that the material contains no "hazardous" ingredients. So, since it is formulated to be highly attractive to mice it probab... Read more

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