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After reading about the rat problems a few members have had, I thought I would buy some mouse bait just in case. (there was absolutely no evidence of them). There is a new bait out which is a solid block about half an inch wide and a few inches long that you can place out in all sorts of weather. I placed 3 of them in an empty aviary I have spare as that is the only place I have that my dogs cant access them. Not expecting them to bave been touched at all, I was shocked to find 2 of them had dissappeared completely and the other one had been nibbled at. (That was over a period of only 48 hours! ) Imagine how many mice there must be running around my aviary of a night spreading disease :) Ugh! Makes me sick ! I have put another 3 baits out today - surely there cant be too many more left!

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We would all be in shock if we video'ed our aviaries during the night :)

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I'm just so glad I am nowhere near them at night time. I have a phobia when it comes to mice and frogs. :):):)

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I had seen no mice either until I was out today and noticed a little hole in the floor which I dug out and found a nest of baby mice. Needless to say there are eight less baby mice that will be growing to adulthood in my aviary

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It's crazy isn't it ... Out of sight BUT NOT OUT OF MIND :P

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I found 3 mice (different nights) hiding under my house birds cages on the verandah when I get home from work. Found another good use for a bird cage other than containing birds. 3 less mice around - I could smell them! ewww!

I put some bait around my aviaries as one morning my mother found an adult mouse and a baby floating in the birds' water and the birds looked petrified! Thought I'd gotten them all around there. Needless to say the water bowl is now sitting on top of a 3 foot post.

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What a surprise. You can usually smell them, especially when they pee everywhere. I hope you kill the last of them Jenene!

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I havent smelt them at all! It scares me that 2 of the blocks actually disappeared - not just chewed away gradually- its like the mice (or rats) picked the blocks up and carried them away!

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If they are rats they may well have carried them away, my pet ones used to hoard food if they were given treats.

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good luck in getting rid of your visitors

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If they are rats they may well have carried them away, my pet ones used to hoard food if they were given treats.

Well that totally freaks me out! The only good thing about this is that they should now be dead! Sorry melbournebudgies if I have offended you but I cannot stand them!

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More evidence of the little buggers! The baits have been chewed at and there was a dead mouse in the Major Mitchells aviary - I had to scoop it up with a dustpan and brush, glad no one was watching! Can you imagine someone with a phobia of mice trying not to look and trying to sweep it onto the dustpan? B)

There cant be too many more left surely??

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There cant be too many more left surely??

B) Where there's one there is many

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There cant be too many more left surely??

:P Where there's one there is many

B):D :sad:

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Jenene, make sure that you cleaned the bottom of that avairy too , as birds can easly peck and eat the mice / rat poo

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