Static rodenticide residues in barn owl surveillance

Static rodenticide residues in barn owl surveillance Two-thirds of barn owls analysed have been found with detectable liver residues of two or more second generation anticoagulant rodenticides (SGARs). Another 21% were positive for one SGAR in this Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) surveillance. The highest frequency detections were of bromadiolone, difenacoum and brodifacoum. For…

Irish Acquisition Announced by Killgerm Group Ltd

Irish Acquisition Announced by Killgerm Group Ltd   Killgerm Group Ltd is pleased to announce the completion of its acquisition of Sprayclear Environmental Ltd. Based near Dublin, Sprayclear is the leading supplier to the professional pest control service market in the Republic of Ireland.   Commenting on the acquisition, Rupert Broome, Killgerm Group Managing Director,…

Bayer to Divest Environmental Science Professional Business and Further Strengthen Leadership Team of Crop Science Division

Bayer to Divest Environmental Science Professional Business and Further Strengthen Leadership Team of Crop Science Division Monheim, February 24, 2021 – Bayer today announced a series of decisions to accelerate the strategy implementation of its Crop Science division. In order to focus on its core agricultural business, this includes the intent to divest the company’s…

UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF RODENT NICHE IN DISSEMINATION OF PATHOGENS AND ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

Understanding the role of rodent niche in dissemination of pathogens and antimicrobial resistance Lead Supervisor Dr Sheila MacIntyre, University of Reading, Dr Colin Prescott, University of Reading, Dr Alan Buckle, University of Reading, Dr Matthew Davies, industry supervisor, Killgerm Chemicals Ltd Background Rats and mice are one of the most prolific and widespread wildlife species.…

Cholecalciferol rodenticides covered by stewardship regime

Cholecalciferol rodenticides covered by stewardship regime Rodenticides based on cholecalciferol are subject to conditions of the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime, operated by the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use UK. This confirmation is prompted by new products coming to the UK market. CRRU chairman Dr Alan Buckle confirms that pest controllers, farmers or gamekeepers considering the…

BASF introduces Selontra® in Europe

BASF introduces Selontra® in Europe New rodenticide bait offers different mode of action and faster control Limburgerhof, Germany– 2nd November — BASF has officially launched Selontra®, an innovative rodenticide bait that offers several unique advantages for professional users. The product contains the active substance cholecalciferol which has a different mode of action to the predominantly…