Similar to the ever-popular Longworth, the Heslinga trap is a durable, reliable and affordable live trap for small mammals such as mice and voles. The coated aluminium trap comes in two parts, a nesting chamber and a tunnel with a treadle trapping mechanism.
The nest chamber is large enough to hold bedding material such as hay, and food, ensuring the welfare of any animals caught. The trapping mechanism itself is made out of a strip of aluminum, positioned in such a way that a small mouse cannot crawl under the strip. Every single trapping mechanism is checked and tuned by hand.
Once caught animals will stick their snout though every possible opening to chew on the aluminum. To avoid this, all openings in have been kept as narrow as possible. Also to prevent parts from coming loose, they are securely riveted which will insure a long lasting trap, which they have proven extensively in the field.
- high quality aluminium
- green powder coating applied as a dry powder, so no solvents are used
- dark green colour to camouflage from vandals
- unique assembly mechanism is quick and easy to use in the field
- Spare parts available.
Please note: In the UK live-trapping shrews, even if accidentally, requires a licence from Natural England, Scottish Natural Heritage or Countryside Council for Wales. Please click here for more information.
We now offer FREE UK SHIPPING for online orders over £30 to the UK mainland (under 30kg), including service & repair items. For information on qualifying requirements for free shipping, please see our delivery page.
We aim for next working day delivery on all UK mainland orders received before 3.00pm. Where products need to be made to order or are not a regular stock item, or during busy times of year, despatch times may be longer.
If your order is urgent please call us on 01451 833 181. There is usually an additional charge for timed delivery.
We will always use a reputable courier company and require a signature on delivery. Smaller items are usually shipped using Royal Mail or DPD, and larger items are sent using TNT or Tuffnells. Palletised deliveries are with Pallex.
We will email you shipping confirmation after your order has been despatched. Where available, you will also receive tracking notification by email or text. If you need to track your parcel urgently then please contact us.
We can deliver to anywhere in the world, but you may need to contact us for a quote.
If your order doesn’t qualify for free shipping then UK mainland delivery starts at £6.67 ex VAT, while Highlands and Islands delivery starts at £12.50. You can calculate shipping costs using the basket.
Important Information About Backorders
At Wildcare there are times when items are only available on a backorder basis, either due to high demand or if the item is a special order item. We refer to these as ‘backorder items.
Backorder items are clearly listed on our website as ‘Order To Reserve Stock (Backorder)’. Items that are in stock and ready to be shipped immediately are listed as ‘In Stock’.
When you place an order for a back order item or an order that includes back order items, a member of our team will be in contact within 48 hours of your order to confirm the lead time for delivery. For any queries before then, please call us on: 01451 833 181
We cannot guarantee that a backordered item will come back into stock or be delivered for a specific date, however we will always do our best to keep you informed and updated.
If your back order is urgent or required within a specific time frame we suggest to call us on 01451 833 181 so we can keep your requirements in mind throughout the waiting period.
If you receive damaged items or the wrong goods, please let us know straight away so that we can arrange for them to be returned to us and replaced as quickly as possible.
Please return goods, WITH THE RETURNS NUMBER MARKED ON THE PARCEL to: Wildcare, Eastgate House, Moreton Road, Longborough, GL56 0QJ
We may ask for a photograph any damaged items before we agree to replace them.