Pest Information

Mice

Mice

House mouse Mus musculus

APPEARANCE

Small and slender, three to four inches long, with large ears, small eyes and pointed nose; light brown or light grey; droppings are rod-shaped.

DIET

Omnivorous, prefer cereal grains.

REPRODUCTION

Prolific breeders at two months; can have litters as often as every 40 or 50 days, with four to seven young per litter; live up to one year.

OTHER INFORMATION

Feed 15 to 20 times per day; can squeeze through a hole 6mm wide; carry many serious diseases.