An easy way to kill wasps around your home or business is by using a bait station. This is a great method to use if the nest can’t be located for a direct drench treatment.
We first recommend testing a few types of bait before using the stations. Recommended food baits include raw chicken pieces, raw fish, canned tuna, or cat food. Raw chicken pieces or tuna tend to work the best. Also test using a sweet bait like jelly.
Whatever bait the wasps go for, this will be the bait to use in your stations.
The second step is mixing the food bait you have chosen with an insecticide labeled for Yellow Jacket Wasps.
Mix 10oz of the food bait the wasps fed on in a separate disposable container. Add 1/4 teaspoon of insecticide to the container as only a small amount is needed for the bait to be effective and mix well.
Drop the cup into the base of the station. Pop out the inner disk of the Retainer Ring so that there is one large hole.
Then, while wearing gloves, add 2 teaspoons of the mixture per station bait cup. Make sure that the teaspoon and mixing container you use is dedicated for the use of this product only and will not be used for cooking or food consumption. Alternatively, you can use a disposable spoon to measure and mix. Repeat the process for each station and either dispose of the mixing instrument or reserve just for the use of this product.
Push the retainer ring down into the base, pointing down like a funnel, aligning the clips on the retainer ring with the holes in the sides of the base. Attach the wire by lopping through opposite square holes in the Base.
The third step is to hang the stations outside your home five to six feet off the ground. Keep the stations out of reach of children and pets, but in areas where the wasps can access them. We recommend spacing the stations out every 50 feet. A good place to hang the stations are on tree limbs. Try to cover as much of your property as possible with the stations.
The fourth and final step is to check the bait stations every few days. Refill the bait if the bait has been consumed or the food bait has spoiled until the yellow jacket population is under control.
The fourth and final step is to check the bait stations every few days until the yellow jacket population is under control. Refill the bait as needed if it has been consumed or the food bait has spoiled. If you have a large property, additional bait stations may be needed.
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