Rats are everywhere. Being abundant in population, they are one of the least killed pests. One of the reasons that rat infestations have gone beyond control could be the myths associated with rats. Most of us are purged with numerous false information about rats that has started to show its effect on our rodent control steps. So, before you plan on getting rid of them, it is important to understand a few myths associated with rats for better strategizing of your rodent control process.
Young rats are taught by mother rats to avoid traps and poisons- #2 Dispel Myths About Rats
Rat kittens follow their mothers for everything. Hence if the mother rats survive a trap or bait, the kittens will also follow and bypass these items.
Rat’s have become immune to most rodenticides- #4 Dispel Myths About Rats
Yes and No. Rats and mice have gained resistance to first-gen anticoagulants. But almost all second generation anticoagulant rodenticides are ghastly harmful for all the rats.