Here are some signs to look for:
- Fecal droppings
- Tracks, burrows and pathways (rodents tend to run along walls and leave a visible greasy trail)
- Fresh gnawings
If you think you have a rodent infestation, go to the links listed under related content for helpful information on how to deal with these pests.
Although cats and other predators may kill rodents, they usually don’t reduce populations enough to effectively control them, especially if there is a considerable population already established. To get rid of your infestation, follow the information found in the listed links below.
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Yes, trapping can be effective in controlling rat and mice infestations. Trapping is most effective when the problem is localized, such as in a home or when the quantity of mice/rats is low.
The key to effective trapping is to use enough traps (most people use too few), to properly place them, and to properly maintain them. Placing traps …
First, you need to make sure that it is in fact a rat/rodent burrow you are observing around your home.
Rats create underground pathways or burrows from their nest to food sources and to escape predators. These burrows are often located under bushes or other types of dense vegetation. Rat burrows usually contain a main entrance and 1 or …