Pest Monitoring

Pest Control Research sells four monitoring devices that are used to determine the presence and population density of possum, rat and stoat populations. These are:

  1. WaxTags. These are plastic tags that contain a lump of soft wax at their base that accurately records animal tooth-marks left when they bite the wax to determine if it is edible. 
  2. Chew Cards. These are corrugated plastic (corflute) cards that contain Possum Dough that record animal bite-marks when animals eat the Possum Dough.
  3. Tracking Tunnels. These are plastic tunnels that contain a card partially covered with tracking ink that records animal foot-prints.
  4. Leg-hold Traps. These are used to determine possum densities based on the proportion of traps that capture possums.
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Chew Card - Aniseed

****NOW DISCONTINUED**** See also our new High Density Aniseed Chew Card product.
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Chew Card - Peanut

A multi-species detection device containing peanut flavoured Possum Dough. Minimum order q...
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HIGH DENSITY Chew Card - Anise...

Now available in a more durable grade - A multi-species detection device containing anisee...
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Peanut Butter WaxTags for rode...

A peanut butter flavoured detection device to indicate the presence of rats. Minimum order...
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Tracking Ink

Foot print Tracking Ink in container with sponge applicator.
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Tracking Tunnel Cards

Tracking Tunnel Cards- NOT PREINKED. See our listing for tracking ink. Minimum order quant...
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Tracking Tunnel with pegs

A robust tracking tunnel for monitoring small mammals in New Zealand. Minimum order quanti...