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Efficacy of diphacinone baits for controlling black-tailed prairie dogs

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  • Effect of pesticides on,
  • Research,
  • Black-tailed prairie dog,
  • Pest control baits,
  • Diphacinone

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Statementby Monty Sullins, rodent control specialist
SeriesTechnical report -- 82-6
ContributionsMontana. Environmental Management Division. Technical Services Bureau
The Physical Object
Pagination7 leaves :
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Open LibraryOL26308182M

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Apr 9th, AM. Efficacy of 3 In-Burrow Treatments to Control Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs. Corpus Christi, TX. Management of prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) movement by colony expansion or dispersal may involve the use of toxicants to reduce local s associated with the use of toxicants cause concern for non-target : Charles D. Lee, Jeff Leflore. We fed Rozol Prairie Dog Bait to captive black-tailed prairie dogs for 2 days and analyzed their livers and whole-bodies (without livers) for chlorophacinone residue on days 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 14, Diphacinone Rodenticide Poisoning In A Dog Mandy writes from Florida: I found my 11 year old 25 pound Pembroke corgi, Dot, standing over open bag of diphacinone (a type of rat poison). Amount consumed unknown but assumed to be small. 30 hours later I took her to local veterinarian who took blood for PT/PTT test and started 25 mg pills twice daily. have been successfully used by DOC staff for rodent control on the New Zealand mainland. However, neither of these bait matrices are registered to contain diphacinone for rodent control, so the trials needed to be carried out following the ACVM group guidelines for efficacy .

Control of prairie dogs --the easy way. Rangelands 2(6) Summers, C.A., and R.L. Linder. Food habits of the black- tailed prairie dog in western South Dakota. J. Range Manage Uresk, D.W. Black-tailed prairie dog food habits and forage relationships in western South Dakota. J. Range Manage Rozol was registered for black-tailed-prairie dog control in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wyoming by George W. Bush's EPA and, in May , by . According to one estimate, black-tailed prairie dogs once covered seven million acres in Colorado. They typically reside in grassland areas below 6, feet, east of Colorado's foothills. Currently, black-tailed prairie dog populations in Colorado are facing two main threats: sylvatic plague and habitat loss and fragmentation. Prairie dogs (Cynomys spp.) are highly susceptible to Yersinia pestis and significant reservoirs of plague for humans in the western United States.A recombinant raccoon poxvirus, expressing the F1 antigen of Y. pestis, was incorporated into a palatable bait and offered to 18 black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) for voluntary consumption; 18 negative control animals received placebo.

  We compared the efficacy and cost of three % Zn 3 P 2 baits applied according to EPA label directions to control black-tailed prairie dogs. This study was conducted in conjunction with another research project in which Hygnstrom, reported on five burrow fumigants that reduced prairie dog activity 94% to 97%. Efficacy of diphacinone baits for controlling black-tailed prairie dogs. Mont. Dept. of Agriculture, Tech. Rep. , Helena. Swick, C. D. Reproduction of black-tailed prairie dogs with reference to grain acceptance in southwest Montana. Each prairie dog consumes up to two pounds of forage per month. This means that prairie dogs consume as much as a cow and calf per week. The drought in eastern Wyoming combined with large black-tailed prairie dog populations and other factors have resulted in thousands of acres reduced to near desert conditions. Prairie dogs can be extremely.   1. Introduction. The number of black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) in the Great Plains was estimated at 5 billion in the early s (Merriam, ).Historically, prairie dogs were considered a pest to the ranchers and farmers because they fed on grasses and crops that were destined for livestock and human consumption (Hygnstrom and Virchow, ).