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Timms Possum Kill Trap

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The Timms traps has been available for at least 30 years as a possum kill trap and has become a household name in New Zealand.

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Product overview

Product overview

The Timms traps has been available for at least 30 years as a possum kill trap and has become a household name in New Zealand.

The trap is a yellow plastic box with a hole in the front that the possum puts its head into to access the bait. Inside the box is a spring loaded bar that strikes the possum under the chin when it sets off the trap. This cuts off the possums wind-pipe so that the possum becomes unconcious and then dies from lack of oxygen.

Setting the trap is easily achieved by pulling a string located at the back of the trap. The trap can be baited with a slice of apple or our Pestoff Possum Bait

• Suitable for orchard and lifestyle blocks
• Robust, simple and highly visible yellow plastic design
• Easily set by simply pulling cord at rear of trap
• Bait with a slice of apple
• Can be placed on ground, trees, roofs or almost anywhere (but be careful with domestic pets!)

Size: W 16cm x D 18cm x H 26cm
Weight: 1kg

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Customer questions

Questions and answers

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q: How are these traps for feral cats. If suitable any helpful hints?
a: Yes they can be used for this, you would need to use a different type of bait.
By Trade Tested on September 19, 2019
Customer reviews

Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 out of 5 stars from 7 reviews
Colin New Plymouth

Possum Kill Trap

24 days ago


Easy to use and had caught a large rat with in two days and a possum the next night.

Marty Chrsitchurch

Possum killer!

3 months ago


Awesome tool, already get 2 dead ones nice clean kill

Scott Hamilton

Awesome Trap

4 months ago


Works really well, and caught 11 possums in 2 weeks with it

Vonney Kerikeri

G8est Possum Trapper ever.

5 months ago


Excellent, I have now caught 5 of the big mothers

Cully Manawatu

Timms possom traps

5 months ago


Recently bought two to join with what I have here. Firstly they are safe with the animals (cats and chickens) I have here. They are so easy to use and can be seen from far off so saving time. I will be buying more as the seasons evolve too, and lastly they are very hardy and hard wearing. An excellent product which I recommend.

Will Waikato

Great product

7 months ago


Works well, already two down. Fast delivery

Mike Omapere

Possum Trap

12 months ago


These work OK but are a bit hit and miss with the bait able to be "slipped" off the spike by the possums without setting off the trap, have tried to "fix" the piece of apple but often the bait is gone and the trap has not sprung. When it works it's great but I'm still trying to get a better "hit" rate.

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