Pest Test Issue 48: December 2016 & January 2017

Read through our articles on Toxic to reproduction (pages 8 & 9) and Trapping resurgence (pages 13 to 15) and answer these questions:

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1: Rodenticide active substances have been classed as ‘toxic to reproduction’ at, or above, what concentration in ppm?
20 ppm 35 ppm
30 ppm 40 ppm
2: When the new labelling requirements come in, which user groups will NOT be able to buy ‘higher concentration’ rodenticides?
Amateurs Farmers
Pest professionals Gamekeepers
3: What is the Pests Act 1954 primarily concerned with?
Determining methods of grey squirrel control Enhancing the effectiveness of rabbit control
Specifying procedures for fox management Listing birds that can legally be culled
4: Which Act does the Spring Traps Approval Order originate from?
The Protection of Animals Act 1911 Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981
The Pests Act 1954 The Animal Welfare Act 2006
5: Which Act banned the use of self locking snares?
The Protection of Animals Act 1911 Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981
The Pests Act 1954 The Animal Welfare Act 2006
6: What does AIHTS stand for?
Agreement on International Hunting Trials Standards Agreement on Internal Home Town Standards
Agreement on Investigative Humane Trapping Schemes Agreement on International Humane Trapping Standards



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