How long until rat poison works?
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How long does it takes until rat poison kill all rats?
Rat poisons, or rodenticides, are one of the most common and most effective methods for dealing with rat infestations. But unlike rat traps, poisons don’t work instantly. After a rat consumes a lethal dose of poison, it takes some time for them to actually die. The length of the delay between them taking the bait and dying depends on several factors.
The most important factor is the precise poison used. The first generation of rodenticides will take around a week to work, and rats will need to feed on the bait several times to consume a lethal dose. On the other hand, newer second-generation poisons will take effect in just two or three days and are more potent, meaning rats need to consume less bait to absorb a lethal dose. As well as working faster, the more potent second-generation rodenticides are considered a lot safer than the older versions. Because first-generation poisons are less potent, rats need much more of them in their bloodstream to have a lethal effect. If a pet or other animal consumes a rat killed with first-generation rat poison, there’s a much greater chance of secondary poisoning occurring, killing the second animal.
How long until rat poison works?
As well as the generation of poison used, the amount consumed will also affect the time it takes to work. Even very large doses of second-generation poisons are unlikely to take effect in less than two or three days, but the amount of time it takes older poisons to kill can be cut in half if the rodents eat a significant amount.
Another potential factor is the rats’ access to other food. If the only food available to them is poisoned bait, they will consume a lethal dose sooner than they would if they have other options.
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We always work around your schedule. Whether you need someone on-call or a scheduled visit, we’re flexible and can even help with every issue from patching rodent entry points to pest removal, extermination and regular inspections. We’ll always leave your property pest-free every time.
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