Backyard Poultry Forum • View topic - Rats

Backyard Poultry Forum

Chickens, waterfowl & all poultry - home of exhibition & backyard poultry in Australia & New Zealand
Login with a social network:
It is currently Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:41 am

All times are UTC + 10 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Rats
PostPosted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 2:12 pm 
Offline
Proud Rooster
Proud Rooster

Joined: Tue Mar 18, 2014 6:00 pm
Posts: 312
I have been a bit slack on the rat control recently and was surprised by this catch in the live trap.


Attachments:
P1010010.JPG
P1010010.JPG [ 640.22 KiB | Viewed 131 times ]
Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Rats
PostPosted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 8:03 pm 
Online
Golden Kingfisher
Golden Kingfisher
User avatar

Joined: Tue Dec 16, 2008 9:54 am
Posts: 13104
Location: Canberra
How about that!!

_________________
Cheerio, Rach
Blue Swedish Ducks


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Rats
PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:18 pm 
Offline
Junior Champion Bird
Junior Champion Bird
User avatar

Joined: Fri Jun 03, 2011 11:39 pm
Posts: 624
Interesting

Going by the picture it didn't have pink eyes

_________________
Cheers, Milo.
a slight whistling sound accompanies the fall of the axe before splitting the wood. startled my girls look at me with fear in their tiny chicken eyes. "It's not for you... yet" I cry and laugh at them like a chook


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Rats
PostPosted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:48 pm 
Offline
Proud Rooster
Proud Rooster

Joined: Tue Mar 18, 2014 6:00 pm
Posts: 312
Milo wrote:

Going by the picture it didn't have pink eyes


Ruby eyes and very dilute pigmentation.
I think it is Rattus rattus and so unlikely descended from any domesticated rat which are R. norvegicus.


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 

All times are UTC + 10 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group
©2004-2014 Backyardpoultry.com. Content rights reserved
freestone