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Rats and mice

Rats and mice are common pests around the home, stables and farms. Find out how to deal with them and what options might be available in treatments and advice by calling: 07989 105361

Signs of rats and mice

Mice and rats are generally active at night, and you might not see them during the day.
A key sign you have mice are:

Actual look and size: The fur colour varies between light brown and grey. Body length varies between 60-90mm, and the tail can add 100mm. Often the droppings found are black, rod-shaped and 3-6mm long.

The most common sign of rats are:

Actual look and size: The common Norway or brown rat typically has brownish fur on its back and grey underneath, but its colour can vary from white through to black. Adult body length is 200 - 270mm plus a tail length of 150 - 200mm.

Health and safety risks from rats and mice

Diseases from rodents can be passed on to humans by contaminating food or surfaces with urine, droppings and hairs. Rats, in particular, can pass on Leptospirosis, a disease that can lead to Weil's disease and can be fatal to humans.

Rats can also cause structural damage to property. They can gnaw a range of materials, including electric cables and wiring.