rodents MICE

mice

If you suspect a rodent infestation, contact A&D Professional Pest Elimination your licensed rodent pest control professional, to treat and get rid of mice.


Mice Habit: Mice live in structures, but they can survive outdoors, too. They prefer to nest in dark, secluded areas and often build nests out of paper products, cotton, packing materials, wall insulation and fabrics.

Mice Diet: In nature, mice prefer to eat cereal and seeds, but they will also eat insects, nuts and fruits. Inside structures, mice will consume almost any human food, but prefer grain based products.

Mice Reproduction: Prolific breeders by two months of age. They can have litters as often as every 40 to 50 days, with four to seven young per litter, and live up to one year.

Other: • Feed 15 to 20 times per day
• Can squeeze through a hole 1/4 inch wide
• Most fires of unknown origin are believed to be from rodents gnawing on electrical wires.
• Micro droplets of mouse urine can cause allergies in children
• Mice can also bring fleas, mites, ticks and lice into your home or business.

 
rodents RATS / NORWAY RATS

rats

If you suspect a rodent infestation, contact A&D Professional Pest Elimination your licensed rodent pest control professional, to treat and get rid of rats.

Rat / Norway Rat Habits: Rats nest inside and under buildings, or in piles of rubbish or wood. They are excellent climbers that can often be found in the upper parts of structures. Some live in underground burrows, from which they enter buildings in search of food. Norway rats are primarily nocturnal and often enter a home in the fall when outside food sources become scarce. These rats are known to gnaw through almost anything – including plastic or lead pipes – to obtain food or water. Norway rats are social rodents and build burrows close to one another.

Rats / Norway Rats Diet: Omnivorous, some show a preference for grains, fruits, nuts, and vegetables, while others prefer meats.

Rats / Norway Rats Reproduction: Reaches sexual maturity in two months and can breed any month of the year. Litter may number from eight to twelve. Females can have four to seven litters per year. Adults live as long as one year.

Other: • Rats are very agile, and can squeeze through openings only 1/2 inch wide.
• They are a carrier of many serious diseases.
• Most fires of unknown origin are believed to be from rodents gnawing on electrical wires.
• Norway rats can cause damage to structures through their gnawing and eating. These rats are also vectors of diseases including plague, jaundice, rat-bite fever, cowpox virus, trichinosis and salmonellosis.
• Norway rats can contaminate food and introduce fleas into a home.

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