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bate

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In tanning operations, any material used to remove lime from skins and to soften them prior to further processing.
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In 2004, when a similar measure to prohibit bear baiting, hounding and trapping was put before Maine voters, the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife warned the public that if the measure passed, then the bear population would increase.
As much as using a top quality bait, we know that good rat and mouse control depends upon putting down plenty of baiting points covering all the main areas of rodent activity and keeping them well topped-up.
The use of a fish + formulated bait combination was previously demonstrated to be an effective baiting strategy at temperatures exceeding 19[degrees]C (Romaire & Osorio 1989; Huner et al.
Our aim was to provide data so that optimal and cost-effective baiting strategies could be designed.
The baiting behavior has been a mixed blessing for the park, says Noonan.
The other vital element to success was picking the timing of baiting by knowing how the major prey items in the cat's diet were changing in abundance,' Short says.
In April 1989 the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Service heard testimony from several women who said lesbian baiting was indeed a problem.
For more information about the oral rabies vaccination baiting program, contact the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Bureau of Animal Health and Diagnostic Services at 717-772-2852, or visit www.
During 1998-1999, baiting in rural southwestern Ontario extended into the greater metropolitan Toronto area (Figure 3).
Lithium baiting failed to reduce coyote predation in those projects.
I live in Wisconsin where baiting has absolutely ruined public deer hunting.
Recommended in the agency's Urban/Suburban Deer Management Plan and finalized by the state's Board of Game Commissioners in October, the regulations permit hunters to use baiting to increase the deer kill in the state's highly developed southeastern counties, where deer conflicts are difficult for some residents, and where hunters have had challenges getting close to deer, because of access issues and safety restrictions.