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A few weeks ago you gave a solution to "rats in the compost heap". My son in law who heard the programme cannot remember your answer/
I have rats in my compost bins. Help.



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27 Mar, 2011


Dear Helpless, are you putting the wrong dead matter into your compost heap? Are you putting in cooked food? If so then that is why you have rats. You should only compost veg. peelings, grass and garden waste, maybe that is where you have been going wrong.

27 Mar, 2011


id imagine the rats are in the compost for the warmth it naturaly gives out as apposed to a food source . i would use humane traps that kill the rats outrite personaly as poison is a bit dangerous for other creatures .

27 Mar, 2011

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