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Mouse Control

Two Methods for Mouse Control

There are two successful methods used in mouse control:

  1. Baiting
  2. Trapping

Mouse Control Products

We carry a full line of mice bait, mice traps, mouse bait stations, mouse inspection tools, animal repellents and mouse exclusion materials.

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  1. Ditrac Blox

    Starting at: $34.50

    Ditrac Blox is a mulitple feed bait . Multiple feed baits are ideal for maintenance situations or monitoring for new activity. It takes multiple feedings for a lethal dose.

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  2. Flatline Soft Bait

    Starting at: $31.55

    Flatline Soft Bait with Chlorophacinone is a highly acceptable bait to get rid of rodents such as Roof rats, Norway rats, and House Mice. Even though this bait is a multiple feed bait, it has a faster kill than Diaphacione baits such as Ditrac.

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  3. Brigand WB - Wax Block Rodenticide

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    Brigand WB Wax Block Rodenticide is discontinued. We suggest the product, Contrac Blox as an alternative.

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  4. Aegis Mouse Bait Station with Nectus 2G Soft Bait Kits

    Starting at: $89.50

    • Choose:
    • (3) Protecta Evo Ambush Bait Stations + Nectus Soft Bait 2G-16 lbs
    • (6) Protecta Evo Ambush Bait Stations + Nectus Soft Bait 2G-16 llbs
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  5. Contrac Soft Bait

    Contrac Soft Bait with the trusted Contrac name is a new soft bait by Bell Labs. Like all Contrac products (blox and pellets), it is a single feed bait, made of bromadiolone with superior bait acceptance.

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  6. Resolv Soft Bait Rodenticide -16 lb

    Starting at: $88.00

    Resolv Soft Bait, with Bromadiolone, is a single feed bait using soft bait technology. It has a high bait acceptance with an aroma of food grade oil and grains escaping through the soft pouches. Many professionals have found greater success in rodent bait acceptance with soft baits over the standard block baits with their wax coating. If you are looking to save money and want to use a soft bait that is just as effective, we recommend J. T. Eaton's new bait called Nectus 2G Soft Bait.

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  7. Catchmaster Cold Temp Glue Trap

    Non Toxic Glue Traps for Mice and Rats.Ideal for unheated basements, warehouses, garages, walk in refrigerators. Unlike most glue traps, the specially formulated adhesive used for this trap is 100% effective in temperatures as low as 0 F. Learn More
  8. EZ Snap Mouse Trap Station-Opened

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    EZ Snap Mouse Trap Station by VM products is an innovative mouse trap station that has two securely mounted removable snap mouse traps inside the station.This mouse trap station has a guided wall for entry and an open floor entry that gives the mouse a sense of safety as they enter which encourages entrance to the station. Once inside, the mouse is encouraged over the commitment wall into the target zone by its unique design. Once inside the target zone, the mice are trapped on the included snap traps. You may remove the snap traps and use a glue board. The snap traps are replaceable.

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  9. Little Pete Multiple Catch Mouse Trap w/Inspection Window

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    Little Pete Multiple Catch Mouse Trap is made of metal and measures 2 x 3.8 x 10.5 inches . It is slim enough with its low profile design to fit under furniture, pallets and large equipment. No bait is needed, according to manufacturer, but it would increase the likelihood to catch the first mouse with some vanilla extract placed just inside the entrance hole. After the first mouse enters, others like to follow. It will hold up to ten mice. For easy inspection, use JT Eaton's 166 Glue Boards inside the traps.

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  10. Ez Force Mouse Station

    Ez Force Mouse Station's design uniquely guides a mouse into the entrance of this rodent station to catch the mouse into a target zone. It uses VM Products's patented force flow. Ez Force Mouse Station is useful as rodent control tool or monitoring tool in sensitive areas. The inside target/ capture zone can house two mouse snap traps or glue boards. Made in the USA, it has no metal parts eliminating rust, sharp edges and accidental cuts Learn More

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Mouse Traps

  • One advantage of trapping mice is that it is safer than using rodent baits around children and pets. There is also immediate results with trapping and avoidance of a possible dead rodent odor caused by the use of rodenticides.We carry snap traps, glue traps and multiple mice traps.
  • The disadvantage of trapping is the labor involved. Trapping requires more work than simply placing out bait. In both cases, however it is important to inspect, make sure the surrounding areas are clean and exlude rodent entry points.
  •  For those that want humane traps, we carry the Victor Tin Cat, Tip Top Trap, or Little Pete.  These traps enable the mouse to go in and get trapped, without killing them .
  • Wearing gloves, dispose of mice outside. If you have closed off all entry points, you don't have to worry about it re-entering the structure. It may be difficult to close off all entry points, however, so dispose the live mouse far away from the structure. The mouse snap traps are considered by many to be a humane way to kill mice, since the kill is very quick without suffering. Glue Boards are the least humane way to kill mice.
  • The key to success when trapping is being aggressive and placing several mouse traps where mice have high activity. The greatest mistake in trapping mice, is an underestimation of the mice population. You can never have enough traps.
  • To lure a mouse to a mouse trap, use an attractant such as Provoke Mouse Attractant by placing it on the trap.

 

Mouse Bait

If the mouse or rodent population is so large, that the labor of placing traps and time and cost involved can not solve the mouse problem, use rodent baits. Using rodent baits instead of trapping is an easier solution for some people. Placing out mice bait involves less work, and can be cheaper, depending on the population.

For above ground bait placement, use rodent bait stations.

  • Place mouse bait in tamper resistant mouse bait stations throughout the mice infested area, spacing 8- 12 feet apart.
  • The EPA requires that bait be placed in tamper resistant bait stations to protect people and unintended animals from accidentally eating the bait.
  • Mice continue their normal activity until the bait takes affect, so it is not possible to determine where it will die.
  • Bait is like food to mice so they seek it.
  • Mice Baiting Tips

 

Mice Inspection

It is very important to inspect mouse activity before beginning any mouse control program. Look for rub marks, droppings, foot prints, ect.

 

Mouse Exclusion

Exclusion by blocking structural entry points with copper mesh is typically used in combination with trapping and baiting for maximum effect.

Another exlclusion tool is a foam that seals in an resists the sunlight breaking it down. PUR Black Foam Gun is such a product.PUR Black Foam will expand and bond on surfaces to seal voids, cracks and crevices where rodents, bats, birds, squirrels or insects may enter structures. It wil also seal and stop the passage of air, gases, water, dust fibers, sound and odors. It is a polyurethane and moisture curing foam.

 

House Mouse

house mouseThe house mouse is the most common mice that invade homes in the USA. Occasionally, the deer mouse, white-footed mouse, harvest mouse and pocket mice will invade structures that are in rural or wooded areas.

Originally from central Asia, it was transported by ships to the USA by early trade merchants. The House Mouse is extremely adaptable and capable of survival in many environments. This mouse is small, with a slender body. It weighs between 1/2 oz to 1 oz. It has a pointed snout with large ears. The tail is uniformly dark with light brown or gray fur. The fur is  smooth. Their droppings are small and rod shaped. Mice prefer cereal grains and are omnivorous. They can survive without free water, gathering their water from foods. Mice are nibblers and are inquisitive by nature. They can swim and are excellent climbers. They breed all year long, having about 8 litters per year with 4-7 young per litter. Their life span is about a year.

 

 

 

Mice-Health Pest

The urine in mice has a protein in it that can trigger serious cases of asthma and allergies rhinitis. The mice urinate frequently along their paths covering many areas.

The Hanta Virus carried by the Deer Mouse primarily has been a concern in the southwestern states.

More Information: Get Rid of Mice