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Post by GB on 20th March 2011, 2:44 pm

That the best ever bait for raccoons and 'possums was going to be marshmallows Shocked

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Post by Dandelion on 20th March 2011, 3:39 pm

We bait our mousetraps with Nutella - it seems to be a similar principle! (Probably the best use for marshmallows - can't bear 'em! I'm happy to share a jar of Nutella with the mice though!)

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Post by Compostwoman on 20th March 2011, 10:12 pm

We use raisins/chocolate/peanut butter in the live traps, and hen pellets in the "live trap but destined to be shot" traps for rats and squirrells

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