Organic Gardeners Celebrate New DeFence® Pellets as the Best Defence Against Rabbits

NEWS RELEASE - For Immediate Release

LITITZ, Pa., June 8, 2010 -- Defending gardens and landscaping just got a lot easier. DeFence® by Havahart® announces its latest innovation: DeFence Rabbit Repelling Pellets. Made up of 99 percent active ingredient, this pelletized capsule is the most powerful formula on the market to keep gardens safe from rabbit damage. Here's how it works: Made with putrescent eggs and dried blood, which mimics the scent of a dead animal, DeFence Rabbit Repelling Pellets emit an odor that triggers a "flight" response in rabbits, deer and squirrels. The smell sends animals packing from otherwise tempting plants, shrubs and flowers.

"The pellet itself is an innovative new way to deter even the most voracious animals. Other granular repellents on the market are a mix of active and inert ingredients, but DeFence® Repelling Pellets last longer because they are made up, almost entirely, of active ingredients." says Theresa Flavin, Marketing Associate for Havahart®. "The formula keeps rabbits away as long as the pellet is intact."

The pellets are the newest addition to the DeFence® by Havahart® product line. As with all Havahart products, these pellets have been rigorously field and laboratory tested. Havahart helps keep gardens green with DeFence® which proudly displays the OMRI® logo from the Organic Materials Review Institute and is approved by the USDA for organic gardening. The pellets are biodegradable and can be used with confidence around people, plants and pets. One 1.25-lb bottle provides up to 625 acres of coverage.

DeFence® Rabbit Repelling Pellets are on sale now, and may be ordered online at or at your local lawn and garden retailer. For more information about DeFence® Rabbit Repelling Pellets, visit

About Havahart®:

Havahart®, a leading manufacturer of caring wildlife control products for more than 60 years, offers live animal traps and animal repellents. Its live animal traps are a safe and humane animal control alternative. Many of the company's animal repellents are OMRI listed® organic or USDA® approved for organic gardening, reflecting the Havahart® commitment to a cleaner, healthier environment. For more information, visit or call 800-800-1819.

Havahart® is a registered trademark of Woodstream Corp.

About Woodstream Corp:

Woodstream Corporation is a long-standing, privately held company and a leading manufacturer and marketer of quality-branded wild bird feeders, rodent control products, caring control products for pets and wildlife, decorative garden accents & natural solutions for lawn and gardens. For more information, visit or call 800-800-1819.

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