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Nature vs nurture in rats

Nature vs nurture in rats

Discussing the nature vs nurture debate leads us onto the role of epigenetics. Although genetics are a very obvious behaviour guide, how and when  ...

Fear and loathing of rat control

Fear and loathing of rat control

Fear and loathing of rat control The trouble with rats, although they are highly intelligent creatures is age old problem of being associated with...

Splat the rat

    Of course, who does not remember splat the rat competition as a child?   We could not help ourselves at the village fete. I think it is a good ...

Shooting and sport as a form of pest control

Shooting and sport as a form of pest control

Here at the Good Trapping company, we believe that sport has an effective tool in controlling vermin. I have written a short guide on the jobs of ...

Rat poison and its affects to the water supply

Rodent poison deployed to deal with rats can be bad for the local water supply.  Although the poison is organic and breaks down a over time,  the b...

trapping pest mammals BASC guide

The BASC have produced a nice PDF guide on the traps allowed in the UK. It was published in 2013 so a little out of date however does a good job at...

Trap Laws post Brexit

Running our next event on the future of traps and trapping legislation in the UK post Brexit.    16th July in St Albans.  For tickets and more info...

Thoughts on the pressures on the pest control industry

Looking at the trapping market and how the higher cost of staffing with affect the pest control market.   I thought through how much the price of ...

Pest control is now in the knowledge economy

Pest control is now in the knowledge economy  we need to use traps more effectively in rodent control and avoid poison.  So: The changes in the po...

Goodnature traps and drones

Goodnature traps and drones

I was playing around with a drone in the garden this bank holiday Monday morning and I had a goodnature trap to hand. It occurred to me how the fu...

Jim Barrington and the Goodnature traps

Jim Barrington and the Goodnature traps

Today, I met up with Jim Barrington and showed him a goodnature A24 trap. For those who do not know him, Jim is a champion of humane, rodent pest c...

Goodnature passes the Spring Traps Approval Order

Goodnature passes the Spring Traps Approval Order

The Goodnature rat traps passed the UK spring trapping order in 2015.This is an important mile stone for the traps as they enter the UK market.  Th...