Sneaky Prairie dogs

You might notice burrows in your gardens and you’ll keep wondering who made those!

The invaders in your gardens are these sneaky creatures called as prairie dogs.

They peep through these burrows, exactly like the one in the picture alongside, thus invade your territory!
Prairie dogs are herbivorous burrowing rodents. The five species commonly found are black-tailed, white-tailed, Gunnison’s, Utah, and Mexican prairie dogs. They are a type of ground squirrel.

On average, these stout-bodied rodents will grow to be between 30 and 40 cm. The body of the prairie dog is covered with brownish-grey fur. They have very small, round ears and a short tail.

Prairie dogs are highly social creatures and they live in large colonies or “towns”. They live in closely-knit family groups called “coteries.” Coteries usually contain an adult male, one or more adult females and their young offspring. These coteries are grouped together into wards (or neighborhoods) and several wards make up a colony or town. The collections of prairie dog families can span hundreds of acres.

Prairie dogs live in complex networks of tunnels with multiple openings. Colonies are easily identified by the raised-burrow entrances that give the diminutive prairie dogs some extra height when acting as sentries and watching for signs of danger. The tunnels contain separate “rooms” for sleeping, rearing young, storing food and eliminating waste. Members of the same group will show their affection by kissing and grooming other members of the group. But if you are from other family or colony, you got to face their aggression will show aggression. They in a group will chase the unwanted member from the other colonies. Aren’t they protective!

Prairie dogs have a complex system of communication that includes a variety of pitched warning barks that signal different types of predators. They have earned their name from settlers traveling across the plains who thought that these warning calls sounded like dogs barking.

Prairie dogs are chiefly herbivorous, though they eat some insects. They feed primarily on grasses and small seeds. In the fall, they eat broadleaf forbs. Prairie dogs hibernate during the winter. They will survive by using the energy from fat tissue that was collected during the year. Some species of prairie dogs can wake up to eat during hot winter days.

These rodents are known to be nuisance cause when they invade the gardens and parks. They easily make holes in the backyards and can roam around your home. Also, they chew shrubs and bushes from the gardens causing destruction.

They being the rodents gnaw various stuff which they come across. They are known to bite the underground installed applications like pipes and cables. These rodents can carry human pathogens which can cause the spread of deadly diseases.

One can get irritated with not only by their burrowing activities but also with their barking.

Here are few residents who have got irritated with the presence of prairie dogs.

Residents concerned over prairie dogs causing nuisance

By Allison Martinez Published: June 7, 2017 for KRQE News

CLOVIS, N.M. (KRQE) O.G. Potter Memorial Park in Clovis looks normal from afar, but with a closer look, you’ll see prairie dogs peeking their heads out of the ground. Residents say they’re invading and causing concern.

“See we play kick ball. They kick the ball and we run and we don’t want them to fall in the hole and break their ankle or twist their ankle or something,” said Clovis resident Shakila Mcclendon.

Holes are appearing around the park and becoming a problem for not only park-goers, but residents who live nearby.

Neighbors in Clovis are concerned about the growing population of prairie dogs eating crops, taking over the city pool, and possibly carrying diseases.

Prairie dogs aggravate ranchers across La Plata County

By Jonathan Romeo Herald staff writer

Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017

Some hope for an unconventional solution to growing numbers.

As the prairie dog population in La Plata County rises and wreaks havoc on landowners, the presence of the often-reviled rodent has some hoping for an unconventional solution: the plague.

“They are a big problem, and it’s a constant battle,” said Dave James, who has ranched in the Animas Valley north of Durango for more than 50 years. “The plague would help.”

Over the past 10 years or so, farmers, ranchers and land managers in Southwest Colorado have noted the uptick in prairie dog colonies and the growing frustrations with them.

“It’s gradually gotten worse and worse,” said Ben Bain, weed control coordinator for La Plata County.

Prairie dogs are often killed by farmers and landowners because of their destructive landscaping and the fact that they eat the grasses meant for their livestock.

Many rodenticides are used to keep them away, but these pests have started gaining immunity towards the commonly used pesticides.

Now how to keep these pests away from human contact is the rising question when the conventional pest control methods have proved to be ineffective!

To deal the same C Tech Corporation has come up with a unique and ideal product: Rodrepel™

Rodrepel™ is a non-toxic, non-hazardous and environmentally safe anti-rodent aversive.

Rodrepel™ masterbatch can be incorporated with various polymeric applications like pipes, wires and cables, polymeric parts from the home appliances, parts from automobiles etc. This product does not leach out of the end application and is non-hazardous.

Rodrepel™ liquid concentrate can be added in paints and be applied on interior and exteriors of houses, parks, areas of mass transits, schools, hospitals etc.

Rodrepel™ lacquer is a direct application which can be used as a topical application and is compatible with most of the surfaces like wood, metal, polymer, ceramic, concrete etc. Thus the wooden and metallic fencing around gardens and parks can be coated using this product.

These products work on the mechanism of repellency. The product triggers a fear response in rodents thus protecting the application. It causes severe temporary distress to the mucous membrane of the rodents due to which the pest stays away from the application. The product triggers an unpleasant reaction in case if the pest tries to gnaw away the application. After encountering the above-mentioned emotions, the animal instinctively perceives it with something it should stay away from and stores this information for future reference. The fact that certain rodents are repelled is mimicked by other rodents as well. Thus, the other rodents too stay away from the applications. The unpleasant experience is imprinted within the animal’s memory and passed on to its progeny.

Thus, the product uses the mother nature’s gift of senses given to these rodents to repel them.

Why kill, when we can repel!

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Rodent damage to pipes

You can find rats or mice entering your house even when you have designed a rodent-proof house?!

Yes, this is true!

Rodents like rats and mice do not need doors or window to enter a house. A tiny hole as small as a finger ring is enough for the rodents to pass through and make an entry into your house. They easily make use of the sewage, water, gas and other essential pipes to enter the facilities like homes, offices, theaters etc.

The Stuff news article says, “Rats chew through water pipe causing thousands of dollars in damage” highlighting the nuisance caused by a rat when it entered Mr. Brian Turner’s house.

Rodents can swim up sewer pipes and get excess inside the toilets. They use these pipes for traveling from one end to another. In between, they do gnaw these applications resulting in leakage of the pipes.

Several utility pipes are laid underground. These pipes are susceptible to get damaged by the rodents which reside underground. The rodents chew these pipes to keep their incisors sharp.
The colors and texture of the polymeric pipes attract these pests which make them attack these applications.

Now, rodents are even known to gnaw metals, thus the metallic pipes are not safe from the rodent attack. Rodents have a bite force greater than that of the shark. Thus they can easily bite the metal pipes leaving them for no use.

Many a times rodents gnaw on water supply pipes making holes in them. This results in unnecessary flow and wastage of water.

The destruction caused by rodents can be unimaginable. Accidents have occurred due to rodents chewing the gas pipelines leading to leakage of gas. This has resulted in fire hazards making people lose their lives.

Want to know more on the nuisance caused by rodents, read the articles from news below:

Wiltshire householders warned to watch out for rodents

6th September 2017 Alison Phillips – Gazatte and Herald

RATS are likely to be on the rise in Wiltshire this autumn as the county already is high on a national rat league table, so householders should watch out for sightings of the disease-carrying rodents in homes and gardens.

A typical home may have more than a dozen potential entry points for rats as they can get through gaps as small as 15mm, often through plumbing pipes and unscreened vents or gaps in the eaves and roof edges.

Warning of rat invasion for Cambridgeshire this autumn

BYANNA STARNES 08:40, 7 SEP 2017

As the weather turns colder and wetter, homeowners are at risk of finding unwanted furry guests
Cambridgeshire is primed for a rat invasion this autumn, according to the British Pest Control Association (BPCA).

Dee Ward-Thompson, technical manager for the BPCA, said: “The first evidence of rats in a home is often noises under the floor, in the walls or loft as that’s where most will head to once they’re inside.

They’ll also do their best to find sources of food, which means they can soon move to other areas of the house occupied by humans.

The average house has more than a dozen possible ways for rats to enter. They can fit through spaces as small as 15mm, such as plumbing pipes, unscreened vents or gaps in the eaves and roof edges.

The rodent menace around pipes has been tried to control using ineffective methods. The traditionally used methods for pest control involve the use of mechanical traps which fail to work on the occurrence of a mechanical error. Fumigation of pesticides is done to keep rodents away from the applications. Glue boards are used which are dangerous when children and pets are around. Rodent baits are one of the most dangerous methods used to kill the rodents.

All these methods have proved ineffective and have given no results. A need for use of effective products has aroused.

Is there a solution for this rodent menace?

We at C Tech Corporation have come up with a viable solution for this problem.

Our product Rodrepel™ is an extremely low toxic, non-hazardous rodent aversive. This product acts through a series of highly developed intricate mechanism ensuring that rodents are kept away from the target application. Our eco-friendly products do not kill the target species but only repel them.

The product triggers a fear response in rodents thus protecting the application. It causes severe temporary distress to the mucous membrane of the rodents due to which the pest stays away from the application. The product triggers an unpleasant reaction in case if the pest tries to gnaw away the application. After encountering the above-mentioned emotions, the animal instinctively perceives it with something it should stay away from and stores this information for future reference. The fact that certain rodents are repelled is mimicked by other rodents as well. Thus, the other rodents too stay away from the applications. The unpleasant experience is imprinted within the animal’s memory and passed on to its progeny.

The products are available in the form of solid masterbatches which can be incorporated as a polymer additive in the pipes used for various purposes to make them rodent resistant. The masterbatch can be incorporated in polymeric pipes while they are manufactured.

The metallic pipes can be protected by using our liquid concentrate as a topical application. The liquid concentrate is compatible with all kinds of solvents. The liquid concentrate can be mixed with paints in a pre-determined ratio and painted on the external surfaces of pipes. This will prevent rodents from damaging the pipes. The product available in the form of liquid concentrate can be used along with paints and be applied near the areas where pipes are laid on walls and concrete surfaces. The product is compatible with all types of paints and solvents.

Our product in form of lacquer can be used to coat the metal and polymeric pipes used for different purposes. The lacquer is transparent product and it does not wear off easily. It can be applied to already installed metal and polymeric pipes.

These product works on the mechanism of sustainability and green technology and therefore significant in today’s time and date as ecology salvation has become the prime focus.

By using our products you can get an effective and long-lasting solution against pest nuisance.

You could thus contribute to us in using products which are eco-friendly thus causing no damage to the environment.

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Got a raccoon in your attic?

Raccoons are nocturnal creatures that look cute and cuddly but are sneaky and dangerous. With their dark mask and mischievous curiosity, raccoons always seem to be up to no good. It spends a majority of its night scavenging for food. Raccoons prefer wooded areas near a water source as this is their natural habit, however, they have adapted extremely well to the urban environment.  Instead of making their home in a tree, they often nestle in accessible areas in your home such as an attic or chimney, or underneath a deck, house or shed. However, if a raccoon has made it into your home, it will not take long to hear them scurrying about over your head.

It may be hard to imagine how a raccoon can get into your attic but low hanging or adjacent branches to your house provide easy access.  Raccoons are relentless pests, so anything exposed or that can be detached, such as roof vents, chimneys, or fascia boards offer a potential entrance into your home.  Raccoons find attics to be a great environment to raise their young because of the warmth they provide and the abundance of materials that can be used to build a nest.  They will rip insulation off the attic walls and chew through electrical wires, as well as destroy air ducts. They will use your attic as your restroom; faeces will begin to pile up and urine will seep down to your ceiling.

Raccoon carry many diseases. The most common disease is rabies.  Rabies is a deadly disease caused by the neurotropic rabies virus carried in saliva and transmitted by bites.  Raccoons also carry roundworms that can be found in their feces.  Roundworm eggs are resistant to disinfectants and can stick to all types of surfaces. Human exposure to diseases and parasites carried by raccoons needs proper medical attention.

Recently the raccoons have caused a nuisance with their presence around residents who are facing troubles caused by raccoons.

The raccoons have got so wild that the residents are considering those as “zombies”.

‘Zombie’ raccoons are terrifying residents in Ohio

Associated Press Published  April 5, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN — Police are investigating reports of “zombie-like” raccoons in northeast Ohio.

WKBN-TV reports Youngstown police have received more than a dozen calls in the past three weeks about raccoons acting strangely in the daytime.

Photographer Robert Coggeshall says he was playing with his dogs outside his home last week when one such raccoon approached them. Coggeshall says the animal would stand on its hind legs, show its teeth and fall over backward.

Dog attacked by raccoon in Denver yard; multiple attacks reported in a week

Vet saw three similar raccoon attacks in a week

By Liz Gelardi,  Apr 5, 2018 USA Today

DENVER — A dog owner wants to warn others after his 12-pound Daschund was attacked by a raccoon in his own backyard.

Zachary Rosanski let his dog out after he got off work and heard a horrible noise. When he opened up the door, his dog ran back inside and that’s when he spotted a large raccoon in a tree.

His dog, Bastian, was bleeding from his throat area and on his face. They immediately rushed him to the veterinarian.

“He ended up having a puncture wound on top of his nose, two puncture wounds on the bottom of his nose and about an inch gash underneath his chin that was split wide open,” said Rosanski.

The vet told Rosanski his case wasn’t isolated. Denver7 talked with the veterinarian and she said they saw three raccoon attacks in just one week.

These wily creatures not only cause physical damage but also economic damage. Being inquisitive as well as dexterous by nature, they amount to huge damage in the wire and cable industry. They will chew wires and cables more often out of curiosity. Moreover, most insurance companies don’t cover damage caused due to raccoons. They don’t pay for the animal damage because it is seen as a direct result of homeowner neglect.

The time has come to protect our loved ones as well as our precious belongings from these raccoons.

We at C Tech Corporation recognize this problem and have worked towards finding a practical solution for the same.

Rodrepel™ is the product of years of tremendous efforts coupled with innovative technology. Our product Rodrepel™ works effectively in repelling rodents and aggressive animals like raccoons. It is one of its kind non-toxic, non-hazardous and eco-friendly rodent and animal aversive.

The product triggers a fear response in rodents thus protecting the application. It causes severe temporary distress to the mucous membrane of the rodents due to which the pest stays away from the application. The product triggers an unpleasant reaction in case if the pest tries to gnaw away the application. After encountering the above-mentioned emotions, the animal instinctively perceives it with something it should stay away from and stores this information for future reference. The fact that certain rodents are repelled is mimicked by other rodents as well. Thus, the other rodents too stay away from the applications. The unpleasant experience is imprinted within the animal’s memory and passed on to its progeny.

It is available in the form of masterbatch which can be incorporated into polymeric applications like cables and wires, pipes, agricultural films, etc. This will prevent the raccoon attack on the polymeric applications.

The product available in the form of liquid concentrate can be mixed with paints and be applied to the interior and exterior of house. This will prevent the animal entry into houses. The product can be applied to the pet houses to keep them safe from raccoons.

It is also available in the form of RodrepelTM lacquer which can be applied on wooden doors and frames as well as on fences to keep raccoons from entering the property. This product will be instrumental in keeping raccoons out of your house as well as life!

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Obnoxious Marmots!

“Police flummoxed by nuisance marmot” reveals the Valdez Star news articles describing the menace caused by pest marmot!

These large rodents are often a nuisance to gardeners, farmers and homeowners due to their appetites and burrowing habits. The yellow-bellied marmot is the most common species in the United States and a close relative of the woodchuck. Also known as rockchucks or whistle pigs, yellow-bellied marmots are social creatures that live in communities of 10 to 20 individuals. During the spring and summer, the animals undergo a period of hyperphagia, a feeding frenzy designed to fatten the marmots so they can survive the coming winter. By huddling together in underground burrows lined with hay or grass, marmots hibernate for up to 200 days at a time, easily spending half of their 13 to 15 years of life asleep.

Yellow-bellied marmots grow about 2 feet long and weigh up to 12 pounds. They have coarse brown or tan fur with light yellow coloring on their bellies and large claws on their front feet used for digging extensive burrows underground. Their stout bodies are designed to hold thick layers of fat and their prominent front teeth allow them to chew the stalks, leaves, blossoms, and fruits of their favorite plants.

High elevations and rocky outcroppings used as lookout posts are favored habitats for marmots. They can also be found among pastures, meadows, and rocky steppes. The animals have been known to live in the foothills of mountainous regions, burrowing beneath slopes of tumbled-down rocks and boulders, as well. In urban areas, marmots can be seen sunning themselves or gnawing on the grass at the side of the road.

Farmers encounter problems when marmots enter fields where cereal grains, root vegetables, or herbs grow. Marmots can cause major damage to gardens and crops. When feeding, marmots tend to chew the entire plant down to the ground, leaving nothing. Ripe vegetables, herbs, and cereal grains are the most enticing temptations to hungry marmots, who will dig beneath most fences to get at desired plants.

Additionally, unchecked burrows may undermine the structural integrity of manmade dams, levees, or embankments.

Marmots may bite you if you try to feed them or you accidentally disturb them.

The most dangerous thing about marmots is that they can carry a bunch of nasty things like ticks that cause Lyme disease, or Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. It is also possible for them to transmit hantavirus or rabies. These diseases can cause serious medical problems that cause anything from minor aches and pains to severe damage to the nervous and respiratory systems.

Eastern Washington had to suffer the menace caused by marmots and the below news article gives the detail for the same.

Marmots plague Eastern Washington neighborhoods

June 24, 2009, The Oregonian

The large rodents have become pests in the Eastern Washington town of Prosser. Diners at a restaurant in Prosser were startled Monday when a furry marmot wandered through the front door and settled into a corner.

That was no surprise to city Administrator Charlie Bush, who says the big rodents have long been a problem in the central Washington wine town.

In 2006 and 2007, the city paid $5,700 over two years to hire trappers to thin the population. But last year, the City Council ran short of money and decided to get out of the marmot-control business.

Three years ago, residents complained that the rodents were swarming a 75-unit development of manufactured homes near the Prosser airport, burrowing under homes and fouling front porches with their droppings. There were even unconfirmed accounts of marmots attacking people.

Marmots invade Matterhorn area

September 14 2017,swissinfo.ch

“So sweet!”, coo the tourists. “Shoot them,” say the authorities in Zermatt, where marmots have become a plague. The furry rodents are causing damage to meadows and houses. “If someone leaves a balcony door open, marmots sneak into the house. They also dig beneath retaining walls,” Romy Biner-Hauser, Zermatt’s mayor, told Swiss Public Radio, SRF. “

Farmers in Zermatt are particularly hard hit by the influx of marmots. Shepherd and organic farmer Paul Julen can no longer use one of his fields because of all the marmot holes.

“The risk of accidents is very high when there are so many marmot holes in a meadow,” he said, remarking that he almost lost two newborn lambs that had fallen into a marmot burrow.

The currents rodenticides and traps are being used to control this menace. Repeated exposure to rodenticides builds up resistance in rodents. The pesticides also contribute to air, water, and soil pollution. Farmers, pesticide applicators, and horticultural workers may come in contact with pesticides in their professional environment. Several millions of cases of pesticides poisoning are registered every year. Frequent rodenticide applications make the problem worse.

The use of hazardous methods can be prevented and eco-friendly solutions offered by C Tech Corporation can be used to prevent the nuisance caused by the pesky marmots.

Our product RodrepelTM is a non-toxic, non-hazardous rodent aversive. This product acts through a series of highly developed intricate mechanisms ensuring that rodents are kept away from the target application.

The product triggers a fear response in rodents thus protecting the application. It causes severe temporary distress to the mucous membrane of the rodents due to which the pest stays away from the application. The product triggers an unpleasant reaction in case if the pest tries to gnaw away the application. After encountering the above-mentioned emotions, the animal instinctively perceives it with something it should stay away from and stores this information for future reference. The fact that certain rodents are repelled is mimicked by other rodents as well. Thus, the other rodents too stay away from the applications. The unpleasant experience is imprinted within the animal’s memory and passed on to its progeny.

This innovative product is in masterbatch form, can be incorporated with the drip tapes, tubes, pipes, agricultural films, mulches. The product does not leach out, thus preventing soil pollution. Groundwater reserves are also not polluted.

Our product in lacquer form can be coated on tree guards, fences, various PVC surfaces etc. which would ensure complete protection against these creatures.

Our liquid concentrate can be mixed in paints in a specific ratio and applied on concrete wall fences around homes and gardens to prevent the pest nuisance. Our liquid concentrate is compatible with all types of paints and solvents.

Our product provides a safe and environmentally friendly solution to avoid rodent infestation.

If you are facing problems from the pests that contact us at
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Prickly Porcupines: Huge threat to plants, agriculture and humans as well!

With bizarre humanoid ears, dangerous spikes, a rattle like a rattlesnake and enormous teeth with roots that extended back into its skull porcupines are some of the prickliest creatures around!

But there’s a lot more to know about these pokey mammals. Porcupines are one of the longest-living rodents. Porcupines are medium-sized rodents related to beavers, and they are the third-largest rodents on earth. These animals like to hang out in trees as they eat. There are more than two dozen porcupine species and all boast a coat of needle-like quills to give predator a sharp reminder that this animal is no easy meal.

Porcupines are nocturnal. They hide during the daylight but come out at night to feast on a vegetarian diet of berries, stems, grass, and tree-bark. It is tolerant of several different habitats: mountains, tropical and subtropical grasslands, scrublands, and forests. This is a large rodent, growing more than three feet long and weighs 32 pounds. It is covered in multiple layers of quills. The longest quills grow from its shoulders to about a third of the animal’s length.

When irritated or alarmed, the porcupine raises its quills and rattles the hollow spines on its tail. If the disturbance continues, the species launches a backward attack and clashes its rear against the offending animal. This action drives the spines deep into the enemy, often leading to severe injury or death. The majority of the damage is done by the short quills that are hidden beneath the longer, thinner spines on the tail and back. Quite often, these quills become dislodged and remain in the victim. Porcupines are nocturnal, with the species seeking shelter in caves, between rocks, or in its burrow during the day. The burrow is usually self-constructed, with a long entrance tunnel, multiple exits, and a large inner chamber. Gnawed bones and most of the excavated dirt is usually left at the entrance.

The main food source for the porcupine is vegetable material of all kinds, including fruits, grains, and roots. They have also been known to chew on bones, in search of minerals (such as calcium) that help their spines grow. The species utilizes both natural plants and agricultural crops as food sources. The porcupine uses crop plants extensively as a food resource, thus leading to a significant loss of agriculture. In addition, the species can be extremely destructive to gardens and landscaping, as they burrow through or consume the resources in these areas.

Due to a diet low in sodium, porcupines may try to satisfy their dietary need for salt by chewing on wooden structures, tools, and other materials used in outdoor work or recreation. They are attracted to almost any object that has been handled by humans because of the salt found in human sweat.  Porcupines are also attracted to the glue used to bond plywood on wooden structures.  Car tires and hoses may also be chewed on for their mineral content or road salt coating.

The primary conflict with porcupines occurs when a person or pet ignores the warning signals and ends up with quills lodged in their skin. Each porcupine quill has a greasy coating and at the tip is a small, backward projecting barb that serves to work the quills ever deeper into the flesh. Once embedded, quills cannot easily be pulled out.

Serious injuries can result when humans or animals come in contact with a porcupine if the eyes, mouth or throat are afflicted.

The Kashmir valleys have got attacked by the nuisance caused by these pests.

Porcupine invades valley, destroying fields

By Bhushan Parimoo, Apr 19, 2017, The Kashmir monitor

The fields in Kashmir are witnessing attacks by a herbivorous rodent, which, unlike locusts, damages standing crops and moves on. This pest devours above ground as well as below the surface vegetation. It occupies an area permanently, and cause consistent damage to the crops. Academics attribute its presence to climate change, while other schools of thought blame it on the destruction of its natural habitat.

Porcupine threaten Kashmir countryside, damage crops

Feb 3, 2013, DNA

An explosion in the population of Himalayan porcupines threatens to wreak havoc on the saffron and vegetable crops and fruit trees in Kashmir Valley. Long-time residents say they have no memory of the animal; its sighting is a new phenomenon. Porcupines have a taste for tuber crops like potatoes and also feed on vegetable crops, fruit trees and even the expensive and famous saffron crop. “The animal often debarks fruit trees, destroying them. Villagers who live in foothills are more likely to suffer the vagaries of these animals,” Manzar told IANS. He explained that although there are reports of farmers complaining, the exact extent of the damage caused by this particular rodent has still not been quantified.

So is there any solution for this rodent menace?? Do tedious processes like fumigation and use of traps really help? The reality is that these conventional methods are proving to be ineffective in managing the rodents. So the question is what can be done to prevent further damage from these notorious creatures.

C Tech Corporation can offer a solution to overcome the damage caused by the porcupine.

Rodrepel™ is a non-toxic, non-hazardous, non-carcinogenic and environmentally safe, anti-rodent additive. It does not kill but repels. It is engineered using a unique set of complex compounds. It follows 6 way strategy which is extremely effective on rodents like porcupine, squirrel, rat, beaver, gopher etc.

The product triggers a fear response in rodents thus protecting the application. It causes severe temporary distress to the mucous membrane of the rodents due to which the pest stays away from the application. The product triggers an unpleasant reaction in case if the pest tries to gnaw away the application. After encountering the above-mentioned emotions, the animal instinctively perceives it with something it should stay away from and stores this information for future reference. The fact that certain rodents are repelled is mimicked by other rodents as well. Thus, the other rodents too stay away from the applications. The unpleasant experience is imprinted within the animal’s memory and passed on to its progeny.

Rodrepel™ masterbatch can be incorporated in polymer pipes, irrigation pipes, drip tapes, silage bags, wooden surfaces, agriculture films, mulches etc.

Rodrepel™ lacquer is a proper solution as a topical application to apply on fencing of trees, house, lawns etc. Lacquers do not interfere with the aesthetic properties of the application.

Rodrepel™ is cost-effective, inert, and thermally stable and does not degrade on exposure to heat and sunlight. It does not volatilize and does not degrade in the soil. It is RoHS, RoHS2, REACH, ISO, APVMA, NEA compliant and FIFRA exempted.

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Gopher menace in gardens!

Gophers are funny-looking little rodents that live in burrows. The gophers are burrowing rodents. Gophers are endemic to North and Central America. Gophers are especially frustrating because they live underground and it is impossible to follow them to their den. They are masters at tunneling and if even a couple of them move into the yard they quickly can undermine your gardening efforts quite literally. They are similar to rats in their coloring, but you can tell the gopher apart from the rat by its short tail.

Gophers are fairly small, around half a pound and 6-8 inches long. They like loose, moist soil, like the soil you carefully primed for your lawn and garden. Powerfully built in the forequarters, their front feet have long, sharp claws. Gophers have brownish soft fur, large cheek pouches and flattened heads with small ears and eyes. Their hairy tails are about four inches long and are used to navigate through tunnels when moving backward.

Gophers mean harm to human beings, they can certainly leave you frustrated, especially if you’re a gardener who takes pride in their work. They can pull all of your beautiful plants and flowers underground with them within seconds considering that they eat all types of plants. Not only can they ruin all of your hard work, but they can often damage underground electrical lines and pipes with their out of control digging.

Once they get started, they create an elaborate network of tunnels, where they store the food they hoard. They carry food to their hoards by stuffing it in their cheek pouches. Unlike ground squirrels, gophers do not live in large communities and seldom find themselves above ground. It is not uncommon for gopher tunnels to interfere with irrigation systems, dams, fields and, of course, homeowners’ lawns and gardens.

Pocket gophers are solitary outside of the breeding season, aggressively maintaining territories that vary in size depending on the resources available.

Let us look at some pieces of evidence caused due to gopher

Gopher tunnels run gamut from nuisance to dangerous

Jul 20, 2012, Idaho State Journal

On July 6, nearly a dozen dirt mounds began forming in the backyard of Fred Dykes’ home on Wayne Avenue, near Alameda Road in Pocatello.

The mounds are about a foot in diameter and six inches tall.

“The piles of dirt conceal little tunnel entrances that run through my yard now,” Dykes said.

Tunnels concealed by mounds, Dykes concluded, can only mean one thing — gophers.

“I have lived at 946 Wayne for 48 years now,” he said, “and for the first time, gophers have invaded my yard.”

Wayne used a small garden shovel on Friday to remove one of the dirt mounds contributing to the mini earthen obstacle course now visible from his kitchen window.

But the tunnels and mounds in Dykes’ yard serve as a minor example of the havoc gophers can wreak on various forms of terrain.

Authorities in Melba, Idaho, said Thursday that a woman died after her car fell into a sinkhole created by irrigation water running through gopher tunnels beneath the road.

The Associated Press reported yesterday that a “section of roadway 15 feet wide and 40 feet long collapsed on Saturday, killing 32-year-old Sonia Lopez of Melba.”

Alberta farmers’ fields overrun by gophers

July 29, 2016, The star.com

“It felt like you were walking on gophers all the time,” said Somerville from his 4,000-acre farm.

The ground squirrels (gophers) dig networks of tunnels and holes under farmers’ crops and ranchers’ pastures, leaving mounds of dirt and large sections of acreage razed. They eat the growth for protection, so they can see around them.

A boom in the gopher population causes grief for farmers and ranchers because of chewed crops and damage to equipment the mounds can cause.

The conventional methods used to get rid of the pests include traps, fumigants, rodenticides are no longer considered to be an ineffective solution to get rid of the rodent infestation as these rodents are becoming increasingly resistant to them. Also, fumigation is a tedious, time consuming and an expensive method and is highly toxic. Exposure to such chemicals for a long time can cause damage to lungs, nervous system and even paralysis in severe cases.

They play a major role in the ecosystem. By creating the tunnels that they dig they combine fecal wastes and plant elements to improve the fertility of your soil. As a result, new soil is formed quicker due to the minerals that they bring to the surface.

A method is needed to repel these pests without killing them. How can that be achieved?

We have a Solution for you!

C Tech Corporation can offer a solution to this problem. Our product Rodrepel™ is a non-toxic, non-hazardous rodent aversive. This product acts through a series of highly developed intricate mechanisms ensuring that rodents are kept away from the target application.

The product triggers a fear response in rodents thus protecting the application. It causes severe temporary distress to the mucous membrane of the rodents due to which the pest stays away from the application. The product triggers an unpleasant reaction in case if the pest tries to gnaw away the application. After encountering the above-mentioned emotions, the animal instinctively perceives it with something it should stay away from and stores this information for future reference. The fact that certain rodents are repelled is mimicked by other rodents as well. Thus, the other rodents too stay away from the applications. The unpleasant experience is imprinted within the animal’s memory and passed on to its progeny.

This innovative product is available in masterbatch form, that can be incorporated within the tubes, pipes, agricultural films, etc. The product does not leach out, thus preventing soil pollution.

Our product in lacquer form can be coated over tree guards, fences, various PVC surfaces etc. which would ensure complete protection against these creatures. Our products provide a safe and environmentally friendly solution to avoid rodent infestation.

The product available in the form of liquid concentrate can be mixed in paints and applied on the concrete walls around the gardens. The product can be applied to the interior and exterior of the houses to prevent these pests from entering the houses.

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Don’t let rodents check in your hotel

Hotels and accommodation play a vital role in popularizing any tourist destination. Hotels are important globally as providing the facilities for recreation, entertainment, meeting, conferences and business transmission. Rodents are a problem not only because of the diseases they can carry like salmonella, typhus, plague, and Hantavirus etc. Rodent and insect sighting in a restaurant area or worse in a guestroom could severely damage your reputation and result in the loss of the customers. As the weather gets colder, pests start moving indoors seeking food and warmth. Rats and mice are among some of the biggest pest threats to hospitality businesses. From the warm laundry rooms creating a perfect nesting environment for kitchens full of tasty treats, hotels offer great respite for these pests. Rodent and insects infestations in the hotel can spell disaster for a number of reasons.

Rodents and insect cause costly damage to the property. Since rodent teeth are continuously growing, they are constantly gnawing on things. If these pests stumble upon some wiring, this can lead to a power outage and be replacing some electrical wires. Burrowing rodents can also cause extensive damage to sewer systems.

In the search for food, rodents may find their way to food cache. Rats and mice are attracted to hotels by the food supplies in kitchens, restaurants, and waste storage areas. Populations can quickly build up if there are poor food and waste handling practices.

It is not just guests’ reactions to rodents and insects that can damage a hotel business; rodents and insects can contaminate food and surfaces they run along with a range of diseases. Contamination from rodents can lead to transmission of a number of diseases including Salmonella and Hantavirus. These diseases can be spread through direct contacts like a bite, or contamination of any food or water with droppings or urine. In addition to the bacteria and disease rodents carry, they also carry parasites like ticks, fleas, and lice which come with their own list of transmissible diseases.

All rodents and insects need moisture to survive – rats need half to one fluid ounce of free-standing water each day, while mice can often glean enough water from the foods they eat. Rats find water sources around perspiring soda and ice machines, leaky pipes, and HVAC units and around water fountains.

Though windows and doors are common sites of entry, holes, and cracks around doors, windows, vents and utility penetrations are often overlooked as entry points. Rodents can squeeze through surprisingly small openings – rats can fit through holes, while mice only need a dime-sized space to enter. Since rodents can enlarge any size hole by gnawing.

Let us consider some news articles:

Rodent droppings shut down 4 San Fernando Valley restaurants

By Stephanie K. Baer, 20th July 2017, LA Daily News

Five restaurants in Los Angeles were temporarily closed last week due to major public health hazards.

Facilities had their health permits suspended for cockroach infestations, according to a report from the Los Angeles County Public Health Department.

Restaurants and markets whose permits are suspended must close until another inspection determines the problems have been fixed. Closures can occur during routine and owner-initiated inspections, complaint investigations, and reinspections.

The department did not provide details about the nature of the rodent and cockroach and rodent infestations — like the number of cockroaches or rodent droppings and wherein the facility they were found.

Rats and mice found in Adelphi hotel kitchens

By Alan Weston, 20 Jun 2017, Echo news

An environmental health expert who inspected the kitchens at Liverpool’s Adelphi hotel reported she had “never encountered a food business with such a persistent problem of pests.”

These inspections found live cockroaches in restaurant kitchens, unclean floor surfaces and evidence of rats and mice.

The findings were revealed during a hearing at Liverpool Magistrates’ Court, where Adelphi owners Britannia Hotels Ltd (BHL) were charged with a string of food safety breaches.

The case was initially listed for trial after BHL denied a total of 20 charges brought by Liverpool City Council.

The charges related to failing to have adequate procedures in place to control pests, failing to keep food premises clean, and failing to prevent pests from accessing food premises.

From the above evidence, it is clear that pests can be a huge problem to the hotel industry. How can such issues caused by rodents be handled?

C Tech Corporation has a solution to the nuisance rodents.

C Tech Corporation can offer a solution to this problem. Our product RodrepelTM low-toxic, non-hazardous and rodent aversive.  Our product works on the mechanism of repellence and they do not harm or kill the target species but generate fear or trigger temporary discomfort within the pests that keep the pests away from the application. The unpleasant experience with our products is imprinted within animals memory and passed on its progeny.

RodrepelTM is available in liquid concentrate which can be diluted in paints in a pre-determined ratio and be applied to the interior and exterior of the hotels. It can be applied to the guest room, storage room, kitchen, pantry, laundry room etc. from the hotels to keep pests away from these places. The product available in the form of bedbug repellent can be sprayed on the mattresses used in the hotels.

The product is available in lacquer form which is a direct application.
It can be applied directly to the applications like the wooden furniture, kitchen trolleys already installed cables and pipes, etc. from the hotels.

The product available in the form of the masterbatch can be incorporated in the polymeric application like cables, pipes, storage devices, racks, pallets, etc. while they are manufactured.

The product triggers a fear response in rodents thus protecting the application. It causes severe temporary distress to the mucous membrane of the rodents due to which the pest stays away from the application. The product triggers an unpleasant reaction in case if the pest tries to gnaw away the application. After encountering the above-mentioned emotions, the animal instinctively perceives it with something it should stay away from and stores this information for future reference. The fact that certain rodents are repelled is mimicked by other rodents as well. Thus, the other rodents too stay away from the applications. The unpleasant experience is imprinted within the animal’s memory and passed on to its progeny.

The product is compliant with RoHS, RoHS2, ISO, APVMA, NEA and REACH and is FIFRA exempted.

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Rodents cost big bucks to homeowners!

The rodent can cause millions of dollars in damages to homes every year. Although you may feel overwhelmed when mice, rats, and other rodents start munching on your home without your permission. Because rodent teeth never stop growing, these critters need to constantly gnaw and chew to keep their teeth short. It’s a survival tactic. If their teeth grow too long, they won’t be able to eat.

For some reason, rodents really love to gnaw on electrical wiring. This is bad news for the homeowner. Rodents will be able to make their way to every part of your home, from your attic to inside your walls, and everywhere else you have electrical wiring. They’ll chew on the wires and make them bare. As you may know, bare wires increase the risk of a fire.

It’s suspected that up to a quarter of all fires attributed to unknown causes are actually started by wire-chewing rodents.

Rodents will cause damage to your possessions for a few different reasons. They’ll tear your clothing and make use of any other soft material in order to build their nests.

They can also easily chew through your wood furniture in order to get inside to hide. They’ve been known to make their way inside large appliances such as dishwashers and stoves to make their nests.

Both plastic and aluminum pipes are no match for rodents. Mice and other creatures can and will chew through your pipes whether as means to shorten their teeth or just to get through if the pipes are in the way.

Holes in pipes, such as your dishwasher pipes, can lead to costly flooding. If this occurs, you’ll not only have to replace the pipes, but also potentially replace the flooring, the drywall, and other ruined possessions, too.

Your air conditioning units, ductwork, and other building places may seem a very inviting place for rodents to set up their homes. Rats and mice love to live inside of ducts and air returns, chewing through insulation and generally causing damage wherever they go. Not only that, but the diseased rodents’ germs may then be blowing through your house.

Attics and crawlspaces act as an invitation to rats and mice who love to practice chewing on thermal insulation. Not only that but if they are nesting in your insulation then you’ll eventually find that your insulation will be less effective. If rodents chew through the insulation around your water heater, they may be creating a fire hazard in your home.

Mice and rats are disgusting creatures that carry germs and disease wherever they go. Hantavirus, Salmonella, and Leptospirosis are just some of the dangerous diseases carried by rodents. Urine, droppings, and saliva from rodents all contain disease-causing germs which can also make their way into the air, resulting in problems with asthma and other allergic reactions.

Let us look at some evidence where rodents have severely damaged the homes and which lead to great monetary loss

Baby snapped playing next to dead RAT as army of giant rodents invade home

17th February 2017, Daily star

Carla Hazlett, 41, claims they have chewed her possessions and left droppings and urine all over her children’s clothes.

Carla said: “There are hundreds of rats and they are into absolutely everything. I can hear them in the walls and ceilings and they have dug holes in the cellar.

“I have found rat droppings and urine on my kids’ clothes in the cupboards so I have had to throw everything out.

“The rats have chewed all my carpets and it has cost me thousands – I had carpeted the house for £1,000 and I had to put a £1,500 three-piece suite outside because there were rat droppings all in it.

“The first time I saw one of the rats, I froze – there was two of them on the worktop in the kitchen just eating the cereal left over from the kids’ breakfast in the morning.

“It has just got worse and worse – I have been sat on the bed before just watching them run around me.”

Berkeley Neighborhood Deals With Rodent Infestation

NBC Bay area, 6th September 2017

Residents of an East Bay neighborhood were not sleeping easy Wednesday night. They had rats on their mind.

The rodent infestation was so bad in North Berkeley that one woman had to temporarily move out of her home.

The rats are causing a lot of problems for Christine Simon and her next door neighbor.

“It started in May,” Simon said. “I got mysterious bites all over my body, very itchy.”

Simon’s dermatologist narrowed her problem down to rat mites. They are parasites that live on rats much like fleas.

“They take up to two months to die on their own,” Simon said. “Two months of going to bed every night and being eaten alive.”

The control of rodents is an integral step to safeguard health, lives, food, property, and economics. The use of conventional fumigants, rodenticides is no longer considered to be an effective solution to get rid of the rodent infestation as these rodents are becoming increasingly resistant to them, the traditional baits and traps are also proving to be useless in preventing rodents from invading our homes. Therefore, we require a long-term and sure shot solution that can help prevent the damaged caused by these rodents in our homes.

C Tech Corporation can offer a solution to overcome this damage. Rodrepel™ is a non-toxic, non-hazardous, non-carcinogenic and environmentally safe, anti-rodent additive.

The masterbatch of Rodrepel™ can be incorporated in wires and cables, gas pipelines and other polymeric applications used in-house to protect them from the rodent attacks.

The product available in the form of the liquid concentrate can be mixed in the paints in a pre-determined ratio and be applied to the interior and exterior of the houses. The liquid concentrate can be used in the kitchen, bedrooms, lavatory etc, to keep these places safe from pests.

The product available in the form of lacquer is a direct application and can be used directly on the furniture, kitchen trolly, metallic keepsakes etc. from houses. The lacquer is compatible with most of the surfaces like the wood, metal, polymer, ceramic, concrete. The lacquer gives a transparent finish when applied on an application.

The product triggers a fear response in rodents thus protecting the application. It causes severe temporary distress to the mucous membrane of the rodents due to which the pest stays away from the application. The product triggers an unpleasant reaction in case if the pest tries to gnaw away the application. After encountering the above-mentioned emotions, the animal instinctively perceives it with something it should stay away from and stores this information for future reference. The fact that certain rodents are repelled is mimicked by other rodents as well. Thus, the other rodents too stay away from the applications. The unpleasant experience is imprinted within the animal’s memory and passed on to its progeny.

RodrepelTM is cost effective and has a very long shelf life. The product can effectively control the proliferation of these undesired pests! RodrepelTM is RoHS, RoHS2, ISO, APVMA, NEA and REACH compliant and FIFRA exempted.

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Cotton rats: Threat to our crops

In particular mouse and rat genes are now being cloned at an ever-increasing rate providing a genetic framework for animal models of many human diseases. The cotton rat is technically known as Sigmodon hispidis (i.e. Sigmodon is Greek meaning “tooth”, in reference to the ridges of enamel on its molars, and hispidis is Latin meaning bristles or spines, in reference to its coat). Although it is a rodent, S. hispidis is neither a rat nor a mouse; its closest relatives are lemmings, voles, and muskrats. The cotton rat is the most common rodent in the southeastern United States as well as Mexico and Central America.

Notably, the cotton rat in the wild is now recognized as a primary reservoir of hantavirus in the southeastern United States, and thus it has acquired considerable standing in the epidemiological community.

Cotton rats prefer dense covers such as grassy fields, overgrown roadsides, or fencerow vegetation adjacent to cultivated fields. They also occupy meadows, marshy areas, cactus patches, and weedy ditch banks. Under the protective cover, the cotton rat will have well-defined runways radiating in all directions from the nest site.

They are active year round and do not hibernate although heavy rains and extreme cold weather will decrease its activities. Hispid cotton rats run and swim. Hispid cotton rats are territorial and usually solitary, showing aggression toward other rodents inhibiting the same fields. Cotton rats are normally herbivores, eating the roots, stems, leaves, and seeds of a wide variety of plants. They also feed on sugarcane, fruits, berries, and nuts. Cotton rats will cut tall plants off at the base and continue to cut them into shorter sections. They also eat insects, the eggs and young of ground-nesting birds (particularly quail), and the carcasses of dead animals. They are called cotton rats because they build their nests out of cotton, and can damage cotton crops.

Cotton rats are basically nocturnal but will venture out in the daytime and are active year-round. Cotton rat populations fluctuate greatly, ranging from 11 to 149 per acre (28 to 373/ha), and cause the most serious damage during population peaks. They may damage a variety of crops, including alfalfa, grains, grasses, vegetables, peanuts, fruit crops, sweet potatoes, and sugar beets. Cotton rats are especially troublesome in sugarcane and melons. Since these animals will eat quail eggs, a high cotton rat population may have a detrimental impact on quail nesting success. Cotton rats also compete with quail for the same foods. Cotton rats at moderate densities (<20 per ha) in old-field habitats consume 1-2% of standing crop biomass and destroy another 8% through harvesting of low-quality vegetation and construction of runways.

Hispid cotton rats are known to carry numerous diseases such as, hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, rat bite fever, salmonellosis and tularemia, which can be transmitted to humans, pets, and livestock.

Cyclical Population Explosion of Cotton Rats Causes Concern

October 25, 2005

CANYON  The Texas Panhandle and South Plains needed a pied piper this summer to deal with a population explosion of cotton rats.

An alarm was raised this year when the normally range-habitat rat started showing up in towns, getting the attention of homeowners, said Ken Cearley, Extension wildlife specialist in Canyon.

A pumpkin producer in Yoakum County reported up to 60 percent of his pumpkins were damaged by the rats gnawing on them. One homeowner reported trapping 10 in her home.

There was an article in “The Mammals of Texas – Online Edition.” where an incidence took place in Texas again where millions of cotton rodents caused serious losses to farm crops, particularly peas, peanuts, watermelons, and cauliflower.

“This thing exploded rather quickly and we didn’t know how broad and wide it would be,” Gilliland said. “It has been a fire drill for us.

Seemingly innocuous attacks by cotton rats can cost us dearly in terms of monetary value as well as human life. It is imperative that we take steps to control and contain this damage. Conventional methods of dealing with these creatures included the use of armored cable, use of glass roving, insecticidal baits, glue boards and use of toxic chemical additives. Along the years each of these tried and tested methods have failed at some levels due to many reasons including adaptability of rodents, development of immunity to traditional poisons etc.

The time has come to look for a better alternative which is effective, eco-friendly and long lasting solution.

These rodents play a vital role in our ecosystem. These cotton rats are used as an important animal model for the study of various pathogens, infections etc. Since these rodents are vital for our ecosystem, it is of extreme importance to find a safe and non-toxic solution for the cotton rats problem which would keep these insects at bay while not causing any harm.

C Tech Corporation can offer a solution to overcome the damage caused by cotton rats. Rodrepel™ is a non-toxic, non-hazardous, non-carcinogenic and environmentally safe, anti-rodent additive. It does not kill but repels. It is engineered using a unique set of complex compounds.

The product triggers a fear response in rodents thus protecting the application. It causes severe temporary distress to the mucous membrane of the rodents due to which the pest stays away from the application. The product triggers an unpleasant reaction in case if the pest tries to gnaw away the application. After encountering the above-mentioned emotions, the animal instinctively perceives it with something it should stay away from and stores this information for future reference. The fact that certain rodents are repelled is mimicked by other rodents as well. Thus, the other rodents too stay away from the applications. The unpleasant experience is imprinted within the animal’s memory and passed on to its progeny.

Rodrepel™ masterbatch can be incorporated in polymer pipes, irrigation pipes, drip tapes, agriculture films, mulches, storage devices, racks, pallets etc.

RodrepelTM is available in liquid concentrate form can be mixed in paints in a pre-determined ratio and applied on the concrete fence around the cotton farms. The product can be used to paint the interior and exterior of the storehouses used to store cotton and other agricultural produce. This will prevent the pests from entering these areas.

RodrepelTM lacquer is a proper solution as a topical application to apply on fencing of trees and lawns. the lacquer can be used to coat the wooden racks and pallets in the storehouses. Lacquer does not interfere with the aesthetic properties of the application.

RodrepelTM is cost-effective, inert, and thermally stable and does not degrade on exposure to heat and sunlight. It does not volatilize and does not degrade in the soil. It is RoHS, RoHS2, REACH, ISO, APVMA, NEA compliant and FIFRA exempted.

Contact us at  technical.marketing@ctechcorporation.com to keep the pests away.

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