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Re: Deadline MP


You are right Chick, my dogs mean more to me than any hosta which come in a
close second. :-) So glad, your baby made it through!


> It may not be attractive to some dogs, or even most dogs, but mine ate the
stuff
> like candy at a friends nursery and almost died.  Luckily, I saw her doing
it
> and got her to the vet, where they emptied her stomach, it was a very
pretty
> blue color, and put her on intravenous anti-convulsives overnight.   If
you
> think you can just throw poisons around like that you are kidding
yourself, and
> probably killing things you don't necessarily want to.
>
> Chick
>
> Denise Nakon wrote:
>
> > Hmmmm, very interesting. I have used Corry's Slug & Snail Death before.
I
> > had to order it through the mail because it is not available in
Michigan.
> > That stuff worked like a charm. My dogs don't bother my beds, thank
goodness
> > but to know there is a safer product that may work just as well is good
> > news.
> >
> > > Good morning
> > > I am sending this with permission from the original author.
> > >
> > > Betts Daume, western Washington, Zone 8, Region 8,
> > >
> > > Here is the info about Deadline MP. The MP stands for Mini Pellets.
> > >
> > > Pace International LP
> > > 500 Seventh Ave S
> > > Kirkland, WA 98033
> > >
> > > 425-827-8711
> > >
> > > I have this in a file now, so that it will be easily accessible to
> > > answer the
> > > next time someone wants to know about Deadline MP. Here is what is so
> > > great
> > > about it:
> > >
> > > The pellets are small, smaller than a BB, and coated to resist
> > > disintegration
> > > by rain. Turquoise color.
> > >
> > > You only need 2 or 3 per square yard. The slugs come out to find them.
> > >
> > > The pellets are easily strewn a long distance, just take a handful and
> > > throw
> > > and you can throw them 25' or so. They are hard, not made of anything
> > > crumbly
> > > and therefore dusty like Corry's slugbait. I throw pellets into the
edge
> > > of
> > > the woods too.
> > >
> > > I'm sure they would harm dogs and cats if they ate them. MY ANIMALS
> > > IGNORE
> > > THEM. They show no interest in the pellets. Previously, I had a dog
eat
> > > that
> > > Corry's crumbly slug bait and the dog was very sick--vomiting blood
> > > tinged
> > > stuff. That smelled good to Sophie. This Deadline MP is not enticing
to
> > > dogs
> > > Molly and Hans, or cats Bob, Oscar, Georgia, Phoenix, Scruffy or Zoe.
> > >
> > > And they pellets work! This is Slug Heaven--does rain a bit here! I
live
> > > in a
> > > clearing in the woods. (Molly is out eating carpenter ants that fly
this
> > > time
> > > of day! Little more protein. Good hobby for her.) I have beautiful
> > > hostas.
> > > The slug population is much less than it used to be because I have
used
> > > baits
> > > for about 3 years now. I first heard of this product when I went to
Joy
> > > Creek
> > > Nursery and they had beautiful hostas, 5 and 6' across!
> > > --
> > > Bye
> > > Bob             Bob Axmear  208 2nd St Ne  Waukon, Ia 52172
> > > Hostasonline http://hostasonline.com/
> > >   Gardensights Websites http://gardensights.com/
> > > Hosta Library http://hostalibrary.org/
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