Mice can be treated for in many ways. One method is by using break back traps. They have many advantages.
1.) The dead rodent is removed from the property. Sometimes when baits are used the rodent can die in a hard to reach area and cause unpleasant smells.
2.) The type of mouse can be identified which helps in understanding the infestation.
3.) There is no poison left on site so no risk of accidental poisoning or secondary poisoning. Non target species can either eat the bait directly or eat rodents that have died from the poison.
4.) Foods that the mice are eating in a premise can be used as baits.
5.) Traps can be used without bait when the mice have well used runs between their feeding areas.
This is a photo of a field mouse that has been caught today in a customers house. She specified that she didn’t want any poison on site because both her cats and her dog eats mice. The traps were left down for a few days with a small smear of peanut butter on the trap plates. The traps have been left in till next week to ensure there are no more mice. The next step is for her to proof her house to prevent further mouse ingress.
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