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Posts Tagged: mice

Reduce Clutter to Reduce Pests

Female German cockroach with egg case. [J.K. Clark]

Most of us have clutter we've hidden away in closets, drawers, garages, or in other storage space. Although you may not have the time or energy to go through these excess “stuff” and cluttered areas, we have an incentive for you: pest...

This cluttered garage has many hiding spaces for pests. [A. Schellman]
This cluttered garage has many hiding spaces for pests. [A. Schellman]

Cluttered garage has many hiding spaces for pests. [A. Schellman]

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9:38 AM
Tags: bed bugs (24), clothes moths (5), clutter (2), cockroaches (11), mice (5), pantry (4), pests (55), rats (8), rodents (5), sanitation (4), spiders (19), storage (2), UC IPM (223)

Rodent Control in and Around Backyard Chicken Coops

A backyard chicken coop. [UC ANR]

[From the May 2017 issue of the UC IPM Retail Newsletter] Keeping backyard chickens is becoming increasingly popular in residential areas around California. Your store may be selling pre-made chicken coops, feed, or other accessories, or you may be...

Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 8:42 AM
Tags: backyard (2), baits (2), california (28), chickens (7), diseases (9), garden (46), home (3), house mouse (2), mice (5), poultry (6), rodenticide (5), rodents (5), roof rat (1), trapping (2), UC IPM (223), wire (1)

World Packrat Day and Pests

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May 17 is World Packrat Day, a designated date for those who revel in collecting and keeping large amounts of “stuff.” Unfortunately, when your home, garage, or storage areas are full of extra items, it can create clutter and foster an...

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Posted on Monday, May 16, 2016 at 10:26 PM
Tags: bed bugs (24), clothes moths (5), clutter (2), cockroaches (11), harbor (1), infestation (5), mice (5), pantry (4), pests (55), rats (8), UC IPM (223), world packrat day (1)

Rodent Awareness Week

House mouse. [J.K.Clark]

Did you know that this week (November 15-21) is Rodent Awareness Week? The goal of the week is to bring awareness about the risks that rodents can pose to your health and the problems they can cause to your home and garden. In and around the home,...

Posted on Friday, November 20, 2015 at 2:40 PM
Tags: ground squirrel (6), mice (5), moles (1), rats (8), rodents (5), tree squirrel (5), UC IPM (223), voles (1)

Controlling Rats and Mice Around the Home

Figure 1. Roof rat in live capture trap.

[From the April 2015 issue of the UC IPM Retail Newsletter] Norway and roof rats, as well as house mice, can be commonly found in urban and rural homes. Many rodents, particularly house mice, enter structures during the winter months. Rats (Figure 1)...

Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 12:39 PM
Tags: IPM (64), mice (5), rats (8), retail (10), rodenticide (5)
 
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