Mice Protection & Control fact sheet

Mice Protection & Control fact sheet

About mice

  • Mice are a small mammal that have a pointed nose, a round furry body and a long, near- hairless tail
  • They have very large ears and keen hearing
  • Mice can range in colour from bright white to a mix of browns and grays
  • Mice constantly urinate transmitting germs likle E Coli and Salmonella where ever they go

Helpful hints

  • Clean up all food scraps and debris and dispose of in a bin with a sealed lid
  • Keep all stored food in plastic sealed containers
  • Clean up regularly behind ovens and fridges to minimise a build up food spills
  • Seal gaps around waste water piping
  • Install pest exclusion mesh to building vents and weep holes

Did you know?

  • Mice can jump nearly 18 inches (46 cm) in the air. They are also excellent climbers and swim with great efficiency
  • A female house mouse can give birth to up to a dozen babies every three weeks
  • Mice have to build their homes near sources of food because they like to eat 15 to 20 times per day
  • Mice have tiny skulls and flexible bodies which allows them to squeeze through holes and gaps down to 5mm, the same size as a bic pen

For more information, Call Murray Pest Control on 8334 1000