Possums are considered a large pest problem in New Zealand. They are a threat to New Zealand’s beautiful natural environment. Much of New Zealand enterprise and trade depends on New Zealand’s natural resources which are constantly under threat from these pests.
Possums in New Zealand are carriers of bovine tuberculosis (Tb). They can spread the disease to other mammals such as deer and cattle so they pose a huge threat to New Zealand farming industries.
Connovation offer a range of possum pest control products from lures and pre-feeds, to bait stations and poisons. We also offer a range of unique monitoring and recording products.
Products may be purchased individually or in bulk. We also offer Possum Pest Product Packs which contain a range of products, tailored to suit the unique needs of each customer.
To learn about the best way to deal with your possum problem humanely and how to use Connovation's range of products successfully, have a look at our product brochures, best practice guidelines, product labels and safety data sheets.
The step ahead in environmental protection.
The safer way to a Pest Free 2050.
For the control of Possums and Rats.
THE POTENCY OF A 2ND GENERATION ANTICOAGULANT WITHOUT THE RISKS
Double Tap is a unique, cost-effective pellet bait that is highly palatable for rats and possums. It has the potency of 2nd generation baits using actives like brodifacoum without the residue concerns.
It does this by combining the environmentally friendly features of a 1st generation anticoagulant (Diphacinone) with a naturally occurring substance Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol).
The 1st generation anticoagulant Double Tap is metabolised relatively quickly, so it is less likely to bioaccumulate and put our non-target species at risk. If a game species is exposed, they’ll void these compounds quickly.
The cholecalciferol is readily metabolised too, and doesn’t remain in the environment.
FASTER-ACTING AND MORE HUMANE
Double Tap kills rats and possums faster than Brodifacoum where sickness is protracted and time to death is variable.
The reduced time to death from Double Tap is not only more humane – it also means a reduction in bait consumed compared to Brodifacoum.
LOW RISK OF POISONING NON-TARGET SPECIES
The risk of secondary poisoning from Diphacinone and cholecalciferol is low compared to compounds like 1080 and Brodifacoum. It is important however, that you keep pets and livestock away from the baits.
DOUBLE TAP PELLET BAIT CONTROLS POSSUMS & RATS AND IS SAFER FOR NON-TARGET SPECIES
While anticoagulants provide effective control of rats on possums, studies have shown that second-generation compounds accumulate and remain in the environment for long periods of time.
The residue in turn leads to secondary poisoning.
That may be fine in certain predator control situations. But the risks outweigh any benefits in environmental persistence leads to adverse secondary poisoning and food safety concerns.
Double Tap provides you with an and effective full attentive for the control of rats and possums while at the same time reducing the risk of poisoning non-target species. And that means it`s safer for the New Zealand environment.
There`s no need for a controlled substance licence.