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Pest Facts: House Mice

Description
The house mouse is the most common rodent pest in most parts of the world. It can breed rapidly and adapt quickly to changing conditions.

Mouse on_white_backgroundPest Facts

  • Color:  Light brown to black
  • Legs:  Four
  • Shape:  Round
  • Size:  4 to 7 inches including tail
  • Antennae:  No
  • Flying:  No
  • Region:  All 50 states

Habits
House mice can breed throughout the year and can share nests. Pregnancy last just 19 days. They reach sexual maturity in 35 days. House mice are social animals and very inquisitive and will explore anything new in their surroundings.

Habitat
House mice live in structures, but they can live outdoors.

Threats
Micro droplets of mouse urine can cause allergies in children. Mice can also bring fleas, mites, ticks and lice into your home. The most threatening disease would be Salmonella as well as rat bite fever.

Prevention
To keep mice and other rodents out, make sure all holes of larger diameter than a pencil are sealed. Mice can squeeze through spaces as small as a nickel. Seal any cracks and voids. Don't overlook proper drainage at the foundation and always install gutters or diverts which will channel water away from the building.

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Austin Apartment Association
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Contact Us

San Antonio
  • Phone:
    (210) 591-1327
  • Fax:
    (210) 734-0218
  • Address: 
    Worldwide Pest Control                    
    5808 W IH 10
    San Antonio, TX 78201
  • Hours of Operation
    Monday through Saturday
    24-Hour Response Time
Austin
  • Phone: 
    (512) 549-4099
  • Address: 
    Worldwide Pest Control
    2101 North Interstate 35 Frontage Road #127
    Austin, TX 78741
  • Hours of Operation
    Monday through Saturday
    24-Hour Response Time

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