Prevention Is The Key To Keeping Rodents Out Of Your Home

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure – especially when it comes to pests. Urban Rodentologist Dr. Bobby Coriggan says this includes mice and rats. A mouse only needs one-quarter of a inch to find its way into your home. Once inside, it can survive on one-tenth of an ounce of food a day. That one crumb from your morning bagel is three square meals for a mouse. While you may see them as a deadbeat roommate, a house mouse is the second most successful mammal on earth. Mice and rats have the ability to make decisions and regret wrong decisions – make the right decision and rodent proof your home.





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Posted: May 4, 2023

Category: Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bobby Corrigan, Integrated Pest Management, Pest Management, Pest Management University, Pests, PMU, Urban Pest Management

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