Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Traps tested

Wooden tunnel used for testing the Belisle, Conibear and BMI traps on feral cats.Wooden tunnel used for testing the Belisle, Conibear and BMI traps on feral cats.
Twizel trap with cover.Twizel cat trap with cover.
BMI 160 (conibear type trap)BMI 160 (conibear type trap) set in a wooden cubby. Passed the test for possums.
Steve Allan trap Steve Allan trap set on tree trunk with leaning board and metal shelf for attaching trap. Trap must be able to hang after feral cat is captured.
Timms trapTimms trap. This traps failed for possums because one possum escaped and the NAWAC trap-testing guidelines stipulates an escape is unacceptable. The Timms trap passed for feral cats. Important that the bait is horizontal and not vertical on the bait bar.
DOC 150,200, and 250 traps set in wooden tunnels.DOC 150,200, and 250 traps set in wooden tunnels. All models passed for stoats, rats, and hedgehogs. The DOC250 also passed for ferrets
Set-n-forgetSet-n-forget. This traps has passed for possums, but failed to kill ferrets consistently. It also killed feral cats well except one cat was captured by the front-leg
Possum MasterPossum Master. This has been tested on possums and ferrets but failed for both species. If used for possums it should be set vertically above the ground so captured possums can hang freely.
Timms tunnel trapKBL Timms tunnel trap. This is marketed for ferrets but failed the test.
S&F trapSaF trap. This is marketed for ferrets and failed the test.
The Tunnel trapThe Tunnel trap. This trap is marketed for ferrets but failed the test.
The Sentinel trapThe Sentinel trap. This trap passed the test for possums
The Warrior trapThe Warrior trap. This trap passed for possums but failed for ferrets.
Modified Victor Easy Set trapThe Modified Victor Easy Set rat trap. This passed for both ship rats and stoats.