General licences for bird control

Natural England revokes three general licences for controlling certain wild birds as of Thursday 25 April 2019

Natural England revokes three general licences for controlling certain wild birds as of Thursday 25 April 2019 These licences (GL 04/05/06) cover 16 species of birds including several members of the crow family, Canada goose, some gulls and pigeons. The change follows a legal challenge to the way the licences have been issued, which could…

RAMPS UK Launch the updated 2018 RAMPS UK Code of Good Practice and new label tags for Phostoxin® and Talunex®

Label changes in the conditions relating to the use of both Phostoxin® and Talunex® for the nonagricultural control of brown rats resulted in the UK marketing companies putting a temporary suspension on the use of both products for rodent control until a clear and workable process could be agreed by all UK stakeholders. Additional label…

KEEPING YOU INFORMED: PEST MANAGEMENT ALLIANCE – CODE OF BEST PRACTICE HUMANE USE OF RODENT GLUE BOARDS

In order to protect public health within high-risk environments, the use of rodent glue boards remains an important route if all other options are considered inappropriate. Although rodent glue boards are not designed to physically harm rodents, their use raises valid concerns and they should only be sold to or used by technicians who have…

Busy Bees

The summer is very nearly upon us and we hope that will mean a busy season for us all. It seems that rodent and ant products are popular at the moment according to our customer service team. It has been a busy few months at Killgerm with new staff joining to strengthen our team and…

Get ready for the Wasp Season

Tips from Dr Matthew Davies Now is the time to give your dusting equipment a maintenance check – you don’t want to be caught short with malfunctioning equipment in the middle of a busy wasp season! Consider the importance of offering a service to remove the wasp nest after treatment. An old wasp nest can…

Withdrawn Products

NYLAR 100 Use by and dispose by 31st January 2016 (stock available to purchase until 29th July 2015) NYLAR 4EW Use by and dispose by 31st January 2016 (stock available to purchase until 29th July 2015) ALPHAMAX PLUS Stock available to purchase until 31st August 2015 CIMETROL Stock available to purchase until 31st August 2015…

Approved proof of rodenticide competence certificates announced

In readiness for professional pest controllers in private and public sectors, farmers, land managers and gamekeepers having to show proof of competence when purchasing professional use rodenticides under the forthcoming rodenticide stewardship regime, a list of 14 CRRU approved certificates has been released. Five approvals are of ‘grandfather’ certificates from courses no longer taking place,…