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Jman26063 11-20-2011 07:36 AM

5 Gallon Bucket Traps
 
Hey all.... new here

Just wondering has anyone actually had success with these homemade traps before I go ahead and make one. Thanks in advance

Justin
Certified Mouse Hater

DangerMouse 11-20-2011 08:28 AM

http://www.diychatroom.com/f49/yes-d...usetrap-49185/

http://www.diychatroom.com/f98/how-m...ap-free-84263/

Hope these help.

DM

PAbugman 11-20-2011 09:41 AM

People use the “drowning bucket” and others successfully. You may have to tweak it here and there as the mice must feel safe and secure, right before they are finally trapped. People with remote cabins use them as traps and bait will be used/eaten but the bucket remains in service. Rodents are attracted to their own odor, including dead rodent odor. When you remove the rodents, don’t clean it too well-no bleach or soaps. The only downside I can see with a remote cabin would be the mess and odor that you will find upon entry but it’s better to have dead mice than live ones.

Jman26063 11-20-2011 10:34 AM

Thx all for responses


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