Wilco Ground Squirrel Bait

4 out of 5 stars 12 Reviews | 14 Q&A

Wilco Ground Squirrel Bait

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Average Rating

4 out of 5 stars Rating: 3.9

12 Reviews | 14 Q&A

Product Overview

Wilco Ground Squirrel Bait is a bait which ground squirrels find irresistible and highly palatable. The large size pellets encourage squirrels to consume it immediately rather than store it. The ingredients consist of cracked corn, cottonseed mean, corn meal, and almonds. The active ingredient is Diphacinone, which reduces the possibility of secondary or non-target poisoning. Bait should always be used with tamper-resistant bait stations. No pre-baiting is required.

* Only for sale in the following states: AZ, CA, ID, NV, NM, OR, UT, WA

Features and Specs

Active Ingredient: Diphacinone 0.005%
Target pests: Ground squirrels
For use in: May Only be Used within 50 feet of Buildings for California & Townsend Ground Squirrels
* Only in Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Washington
This bait is actually impregnated by the toxicant
For Use Only around Buildings (including Yards & Flower Gardens) in Secured, Tamper-Resistant Bait Stations
* Wilco Ground Squirrel Bait Stations
Do Not Apply this by any other method not specified on the label (Not to be Broadcast)
Application: APPLICATION DIRECTIONS:
Secure bait stations at locations where they will be accessible to target ground squirrels, preferably near active burrows
Secure stations 20 to 100 feet apart, depending upon density of the population
Wear waterproof gloves and scooping device (Long-Handled) to add the bait to the stations
Use 2 to 4 pounds of bait per bait station

POST-APPLICATION DIRECTIONS:
Wearing waterproof gloves, collect and bury dead rodents
Dispose of leftover bait according to Pesticide Disposal Instructions
Pet safe: Yes, if used as directed on label
NOT FOR SALE TO: AL, AK, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NH, NJ, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VT, VA, WV, WI, WY
Shelf Life: 2 years
Shipping Weight: 5.00 lbs
Manufacturer: Wilco Distributors, Inc. (Mfg. Number: 31004)
UPC: 91017310046
EPA Registration: 36029-20

Details

DIRECTIONS FOR USE:

  • Store the bait not in use in a location out of reach of children, pets and livestock.
  • Apply the bait in a secured, tamper-resistant bait station. These stations must be resistant to destruction by dogs and by children under six years of age, and must be constructed and used in ways which prevent such children from reaching into bait compartments and obtaining bait. Stations must be secured so that they cannot be overturned by young children, pets or winds. Stations used in areas open to livestock and/or non-target wildlife must be secured so that the units cannot be readily overturned by any non-target animals that have access to them.
  • Dispose the bait container and unused, spoiled and unconsumed bait as specified on label.
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  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Love it!

    By Lori on 07/20/2016

    I've had the best luck dropping the pellets directly into the squirrel holes vs using the bait box. The pellets are eaten by the next day and I stop seeing the squirrels, until about 2 weeks later, when the next batch hatches, then I just bait the holes again. Definitely knocked down our squirrel population!

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    17 of 18 people found this review helpful

  • 3 of 5 Stars

    WILCO GROUND SQUIRREL BAIT

    By Allan on 08/16/2015

    The product works great. I have been able to find the product cheaper at local brick and mortar stores.

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    13 of 17 people found this review helpful

  • 1 of 5 Stars

    Wilco Ground Squirrel Bait

    By Linda on 06/02/2016

    This does not work!! The squirrels have turned their noses to the bait and haven't taken any pellets. It is advertised to be "irresistible" to the squirrels but it's not.

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    9 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    The ONLY thing that works for us

    By Lori on 05/31/2017

    This bait is the only thing that the ground squirrels in our area will eat. We have over 120 olive trees and the squirrels burrow everywhere in the roots of the trees. I fill up my trap at least once a week when the warm weather starts.

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    6 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Ground squirrel bait

    By Gordon on 10/21/2015

    It was exactly what I ordered and arrived at expected.

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    4 of 7 people found this review helpful

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Questions & Answers

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Does the Wilco Ground Squirrel Bait itself kill squirrels?
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Wilco Ground Squirrel Bait will eradicate ground squirrels and should be placed in tamper resistant bait stations.

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How long does it take for a squirrel to die after consuming Wilco Ground Squirrel Bait?
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Timing of eradication could vary depending on how much bait is consumed. It is suggested to apply the Wilco Squirrel Bait in tamper resistant stations for at least 15 days and continue to bait until signs of feeding stop.

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If a pet eats or chews on a rodent that died from consuming Wilco Ground Squirrel Bait, will the pet become poisoned?
A

According to the Wilco Ground Squirrel Bait label, "This product is extremely toxic to mammals and birds. Dogs, cats and other predatory and scavenging mammals and birds might be poisoned if they feed upon animals that have eaten the bait." If secondary poisioning occurs, we recommend contacting your vet as soon as possible.

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Q
Do you sell dcq products for ground squirrel eradication in bulk to the general public?

I live just outside San Diego, CA and have a 10 acre vineyard. We are having a major infestation of ground squirrels now. I need to put down several bait stations and need to buy it in bulk. I am looking to purchase about 50# of squirrel bait/poison to put in my bait stations made of 4" pvc.

A

We do no sell DCQ products, however we do sell Wilco Ground Squirrel Bait that can be shipped to California. Also please take a look at the Wilco Ground Squirrel Bait Station to get an idea of how large the holes are. They recommend that you fill these up with the bait. That would give you an idea of how much bait is in the container as well. 

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What are the ingredients and percentages of the Wilco Ground Squirrel Bait?
A

The Wilco Ground Squirrel Bait contains 0.005% of Diphacinone and 99.995% other inert ingredients.

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Wilco Ground Squirrel Bait 4 out of 5 stars Rating: 3.9 (12 Reviews / 14 Q&A)

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