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Why and when do you need to trap rodents?

Tessa Coledale Biosecurity for LIFE Officer, Wales and Northern Ireland

This document will explain whether animal welfare may render traps (both live and kill) unfit for use.

The documents explains under which circumstances it is appropriate to use traps, the training required and how to effectively site and use them. 

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