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Fruit Flies Buzz Around Bins

Fruit Flies Buzz Around Bins

Fruit flies are tiny flies (2-4 mm) that are associated with fermenting fruit, vegetable matter or sweet liquids.

Dinosaur Fleas

Dinosaur Fleas

There is a species of flea evolved to feed on most terrestrial animals; cat fleas feed predominantly on cats, dog fleas feed predominantly on dogs, human fleas feed predominantly on...

Identification of Pests, etc.

Identification of Pests, etc.

Often, people have pests or insects they want identified so that they can find out how to get rid of them or control them.

Using Surface Spray Insecticides

Using Surface Spray Insecticides

Surface spray insecticides are usually what are known as residual insecticides; that is the insecticide remains active and lethal to insects for up to 6 months. Most are synthetic pyrethroids.

Shop Kiwicare Online Now at Backyard Living

Shop Kiwicare Online Now at Backyard Living

Click Buy Now to get a list of Kiwicare products you can buy now and Backyard Living's online store.

The Mars Bar Mice

The Mars Bar Mice

Some years ago, back in Ireland, I was contacted by the owner of a business located in the same business centre as my pest control company.

How to Prevent Bad Smells from Dead Rodents and Other Animals

How to Prevent Bad Smells from Dead Rodents and Other Animals

If you have ever had a rat die in your house and be unfortunate enough for it to have died somewhere warm and poorly ventilated, you may have experienced the...

Clockwise Goats and Anti-Clockwise Goats

Clockwise Goats and Anti-Clockwise Goats

Goats (Capra hircus) were introduced to New Zealand by early European settlers. They were used as food, for their fur and as weed control. But some escaped and/or were deliberately released.

Rodent Control Must Go On

Rodent Control Must Go On

The country is in lockdown and we must all do our bit to socially isolate ourselves to help our family and friends stay safe and to ensure we do not...