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Rodents – rats and mice they are so well adapted to living in our environment’s, Rats & mice feed on our food sources. They are spread across the world and transfer by many means like air freight, ships, shipping containers, trains and motor. They adapt to living in units, hotels, shopping centres, homes, restaurant and cafes, industrial warehouse, fields, sewers.
The three most common are the Norway (brown) borrower & Roof (black) climber Rat, the house mouse (grey/brown) agile climber.
Rodents impact our lives in many ways by contaminating foods they come in contact with whilst in storage.
The losses to restaurant and owners is costly, rodents urinate, defecate in foods whilst eating this contaminates the food making entire pallets and produce stored useless.
Rodents continually gnaw on a vast range of materials wiring, timber, plastics, cardboard packaging. House fires have been known to have started by rodents gnawing on electrical wiring in our roofs or wall cavities. Rodents front teeth continue to grow through their life which is why they keep them under control by chewing on many of these materials.
Rats & Mice are carries of diseases the disease include; Weils disease, Murine typhus fever, rat-bite fever , lymphocytic, salmonella bacteria, poliomyelitis many passed to humans through contaminated foods and rodent faeces in Australia.
These diseases means that rodent infestations must be considered very seriously. Rodents cause occupational health & safety issues.
Rodents can enter your premises through very small entry holes, the entry size for these creatures is thumb size for rats and smallest finger size for mice.
Hygiene includes removing the food and water source as well as blocking holes and restricting access.
What to look out for:
Droppings, urine, smudge marks along walls, gnawing of electrical cables, visual sightings, nests, odours, sounds, pets odd behaviour by the presence of rodents.
Many options are available for Rodent control by installing baiting stations which are lockable and pet and child safe.
Now that it is getting cooler rodents are looing for warm places to hide and breed your home is the most likely place – it provides warmth, food, shelter…