3 Baits You Can Rotate to Fight Rodent Resistance

by Caitlyn Andrews October 14, 2015

3 Baits for Effective Rodent Control

Easily one of the most cost-effective ways for agricultural producers to keep a rodent free facility is to rotate baits. A year round bait rotation program will keep baits effective. Below you'll find recommendations from Motomco for combating resistance.

Bait Rotation to Fight Resistance

Here is an example of 3 bait products from Motomco that you can use in your bait rotation program. Keep in mind, these aren't the only baits available and different baits are more effective in different areas. If you're in our service area, talk to one of our sales reps to figure out which program would work best for your facility.

1. Hawk

Hawk is a consistently reliable, single-feed bait choice for day to day control.

About Hawk:

  1. Use throughout the year for up to 6 months
  2. Proven palatability and attractive to rodents
  3. Attractive even with competing food sources available

    2. Jaguar

    Jaguar is a powerful single-feed, anticoagulant rodenticide.

    About Jaguar:

    1. Use your 2nd anticoagulant formulation
    2. Include in your rotation for at least 4 months
    3. Effectively controls a wide range of rodent infestations

    3. Rampage

    Rampage is an acute, non-anticoagulant rodenticide.

    About Rampage:

    1. Use during peak rodent pressures and population spikes
    2. Use for at least 2 months at a time
    3. Effective against anticoagulant-resistant rats and mice

    Bait for a "Clean Sweep"

    Sometimes livestock production facilities need to go through a "clean sweep". During the "clean sweep" animals, food, and feces are removed, facility maintenance occurs, etc. This is the perfect time to get control of any remaining rodent populations. Try using Eraze Ag. Eraze Ag is an economical and effective solution for cleaning out rodent populations.

    Caitlyn Andrews
    Caitlyn Andrews


    2 Responses


    September 04, 2019

    Hi, Brent. I apologize for the late response. I somehow missed your comment! Jaguar and Hawk are both Motomco products and have similar applications. Motomco has a great guide that compares all of their products side by side. Hopefully this helps: https://www.motomco.com/images//M390-9-motomco-catalog_web.pdf


    June 14, 2019

    Have had great success with Jaguar 50 chunk, but just bought hawk for cheaper. Noticed same manufacturer. Is one as good as the other? Thanks

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