Mice

House Mouse

HOUSE MICE

Scientific Name: Mus musculus Common Names: House Mouse Color: generally gray-brown with a gray stomach Weight: adults weigh between 17 – 25 grams Length: up to 20cm, nose to tail FACT: The house mouse often lives in close association with humans and therefore is termed one of the “commensal” rodents along with Norway and roof rats.

House Mouse Information

Rodent Treatment Preparation Sheet

Bait Suggestions

Tips for Mouse & Rat Traps

Live Trapping Tips

Preventing Rats & Mice from Entering Your House

Deer Mouse

DEER MICE

Scientific Name: Peromyscus maniculatus Common Names: Deer Mouse Color: Medium to dark brown, white feet and underbelly Weight: between 10 – 24 grams Length: 5 – 8 inches long FACT: Deer Mice are known carriers of the Hantavirus. Because of this caution needs to be taken when dealing with a Deer Mouse problem. Hantavirus is rare, but a serious problem to human health.

Deer Mouse Information

Rodent Treatment Preparation Sheet

Bait Suggestions

Preventing Rats & Mice from Entering Your House

Tips for Mouse & Rat Traps

Live Trapping Tips

Hantavirus Guide – Clean-up Procedures & Protective Measures

Three Rodents Around Your Home

Three common rodents that you may find around your home or business are the deer mouse, the house mouse, and the Norway rat. DEER MOUSE The deer mouse has a bi-coloured appearance: the upper portion of the body and tail is medium to dark-brown, while the underside of the tail, feet and stomach area is…

Not All Traps Are Created Equal

Trap selection is an important component of any trapping and monitoring program within an integrated pest management program. Improper selection of a trap style can lead to misrepresentation of a true pest numbers in an area. This is due to the fact that pests may: Not be able to enter a trap to be captured…

Test Your Knowledge: House Mouse True or False

We created this fun quiz so that you can test your knowledge on House Mice! Take the “House Mouse – True or False” test below and compare your answers to the answer key at the bottom of this post. Good luck! Mice are nibblers and feed many times in one day.TrueFalse House mice are never…

Dead Mouse Paste

Toothache? Warts? Try dead mouse paste! The recipe is simple and all natural – all you need to do is mash up a dead mouse with some herbs and voila, the solution to your pain is here. Sound a little absurd? I should hope so! We can be thankful that we live in the times…