Pest Monitoring

Traps.co.nz 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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Picture of Chew Card - Aniseed (PFS1038)

Chew Card - Aniseed (PFS1038)

****LAST FEW LOW DENSITY CARDS - NOW DISCONTINUED****
Picture of Chew Card - Peanut (PFS1039)

Chew Card - Peanut (PFS1039)

A multi-species detection device containing peanut flavoured Possum Dough.
Picture of Peanut Butter WaxTags for rodent detection (PFS1027)

Peanut Butter WaxTags for rode...

A peanut butter flavoured detection device to indicate the presence of rats.
Picture of Bush Master No.1 Leg-hold trap (PTR1019)

Bush Master No.1 Leg-hold trap...

A top-quality, heavy duty, leg-hold trap made for commercial possum control contractors. ...
Picture of Leg-hold Trap (PTR1021)

Leg-hold Trap (PTR1021)

A robust, light-weight, leg-hold trap. Minimum order quantity of 5 leg-hold traps.
Picture of Tracking Ink (PFS1034)

Tracking Ink (PFS1034)

Foot print Tracking Ink in container with sponge applicator.
Picture of Tracking Tunnel Cards (PFS1036)

Tracking Tunnel Cards (PFS1036...

Tracking Tunnel Cards - NOT PREINKED. See our listing for tracking ink. Minimum order qu...
Picture of Tracking Tunnel with pegs (PFS1037)

Tracking Tunnel with pegs (PFS...

***OUT OF STOCK*** A robust tracking tunnel for monitoring small mammals in New Zealand. ...
Picture of GloTag - luminescent lure for possums (PFS1035)

GloTag - luminescent lure for ...

A glo-in-the-dark lure that attracts possums at night.
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