Disease carrying fleas from a rat infestation are being blamed for a Typhus outbreak in Los Angeles. The outbreak has spread from the streets of ‘skid row’ to the offices of City Hall. City attorney Elizabeth Greenwood told local station KCAL9 she contracted typhus in November and said “I thought I was going to die.” Symptoms of […]
WELLINGTON, Colo., April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Scimetrics Ltd Corp has withdrawn its registration of Kaput Feral Hog Bait in the state of Texas. We have received tremendous support from farmers and ranchers in the State of Texas, and have empathy for the environmental devastation, endangered species predation, and crop damage being inflicted there by […]
Hear Richard Poche as he discusses Kaput Feral Hog solutions with “Texas News and Views” on the Texas Farm Bureau Radio Network. April 3, 2017.
At a March meeting with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Black-Footed Ferret Conservation Center in Colorado, Scimetrics Ltd Corp re-iterated its support of conservation efforts aimed at reducing the spread of plague in Black-Footed Ferret communities and the prairie dog population needed to sustain them. Updated methods of flea control were discussed as well […]
WELLINGTON, Colo., March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Over the past month there have been many press articles on the new feral hog bait approved by the EPA. In 2000, product development of Kaput Feral Hog Bait was initiated by Scimetrics Ltd. Corp., a family-owned small business based in Colorado. Read the full article here…
We are excited to announce that Kaput-D Pocket Gopher Bait has a newly expanded label! With the addition of “crop areas” to our use sites, Kaput-D Pocket Gopher Bait will now be a valuable tool for a wider range of growers and producers. The updated label is available for download on our website.
Several plague cases have now been reported in 2015, leading public health departments in Colorado and California to warn the public to be on guard against flea-borne diseases. The California Department of Public Health recommends these steps the public can take to avoid exposure to human plague: • Never feed squirrels, chipmunks or other rodents and […]
Kaput Mole Gel Bait has now been approved and registered for use in the state of North Carolina! As of 7/27/15 Kaput Mole Gel Bait can be used in North Carolina EXCEPT for on the Star-nosed Mole. Review the updated label now available for download or give us a call with any questions.
A one of a kind product containing Imidacloprid, an insecticide that acts systemically to kill fleas on Ground Squirrels and Prairie Dogs. It does NOT kill the rodent. This product is a real public health tool, since fleas may transfer the plague and other diseases to humans. Kaput Rodent Flea Control Bait has been successfully […]
Sad news, no one should be losing their children to the plague! This is exactly why Kaput(r) Combo Bait products were developed… let’s put a STOP to flea-borne illnesses. “Sharon Baxter, who lost her daughter to hantavirus, says she hopes more people become aware of hantavirus and that children learn about it in school.”