CARBAMATE BAITS DISCOURAGE BLACKBIRDS FROM USING FEEDLOTS

@inproceedings{Woronecki1970CARBAMATEBD,
  title={CARBAMATE BAITS DISCOURAGE BLACKBIRDS FROM USING FEEDLOTS},
  author={Paul Peter Woronecki and Joseph L. Guarino and Jerome F. Besser and John W. De Grazio},
  year={1970}
}
Red-winged blackbirds (Agelaius phoeniceus) have been discouraged from using cattle feedlots near Denver, Colorado, by baiting alleys with cracked corn treated with an aversion-producing immobi1izing agent, DRC-736 [4-(methylthio)-3,5-xylyl Nmethylcarbamate]. In three studies, large populations of redwings were reduced 70% 98% within a few days and protection lasted about a month. In a fourth study, simultaneous baiting of three heavily used feedlots reduced redwing use by more than 90% within… CONTINUE READING

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