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Controlling Rats and Mice Around Your Home
Jim Armstrong
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Pages / Length: 4
Publication Date: 01/10/2004

Many types of rodents may cause problems in home settings. Squirrels, flying squirrels, and chipmunks may become a nuisance from time to time, but the most troublesome and potentially harmful are rats and mice—transmitting disease, destroying property, and biting. While rats and mice may be an economic threat in agricultural settings, this four-page publication focuses on controlling these rodents in and around buildings where people live. You will learn to differentiate between common household rat and mouse species and find recommendations for control, involving a combination of exclusion, sanitation, and wise use of rodenticides.