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My mom always put peanut butter on traps. Now I know that we could have saved money buying traps, She never reused them, just tossed mouse and trap in the garbage.
Absolutely jOhn. Rats are pretty clever too. i think this type of bait is pretty much safe to use. rats love onions too. So get a swing bin, put peanut butter in the middle of the lid. Next morning you will have a good few. The mice are dead within 20 minutes. Good luck
 

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Because rats cannot burp,if they eat peanut butter, they will die through the trapped wind. The farmer told us what to use. So whatever is in peanut butter, it works.
I really think someone pulled your leg there. Peanut butter is a great bait, but also perfect food. If you mix it with plaster of paris, that's a different thing.

Just did a search for onions, well, yes, they are toxic to rats, but I highly doubt a wild rat would eat enough even when mixed with peanut butter, it's not easy to poison a wild rat fast enough before it wiped out some more rabbits - but that sure is worth a try, dosn't cost much.

Still, set good quality snap traps.
Playing around with diy improvised live traps can be done, but I wouldn't relay on it.
 
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Here you are
 

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I really think someone pulled your leg there. Peanut butter is a great bait, but also perfect food. If you mix it with plaster of paris, that's a different thing.

Just did a search for onions, well, yes, they are toxic to rats, but I highly doubt a wild rat would eat enough even when mixed with peanut butter, it's not easy to poison a wild rat fast enough before it wiped out some more rabbits - but that sure is worth a try, dosn't cost much.

Still, set good quality snap traps.
Playing around with diy improvised live traps can be done, but I wouldn't relay on it.
Why don’t you try it. Trust me it works.
 

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We feed lab mice and rats peanut butter if they are sick and underweight. They do indeed love it. It is good for them. I can guarantee that the peanut butter itself has absolutely nothing to do with killing them. I have most definitely "tried it", in a controlled lab environment. I have also seen a rat jump right out of a swing bin. Maybe your lid was configured differently.
 

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