Peanut Butter Will Get The Critters
By Jim Bauer
May 26, 2018 7:53am CST
For roughly four and a half years I worked for a local pest control company that operated out of New Berlin, WI. I worked commercial accounts in Milwaukee. When it came to controlling mice, and even rats, one of the most common things you'd find in an exterminator's bag of goods was a jar of peanut butter. Many people found it surprising we did not carry cheese. But the reality is that in order to catch a mouse, you are far more likely to get the mouse to your trap with a spat of butter than a slice of cheese. If it is any consolation, rabbits also prefer lettuce over carrots. Who knew? Picture Note: This is a picture from a racoon I trapped. During the summer time they had to ride around in the back of my truck until I could get them to a suitable release spot. Since it could get kind of warm in there, between stops I would open the side access door and give them a little air. This guy seemed rather chill in the trap while he was going for a ride.
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