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Posts Tagged: mice

Winter Pest Prevention in the Home

House mice prefer grains but will consume many different foods. (Credit: R Marsh)

It's often easier to prevent pests before they become a problem than to try and get rid of them...

Posted on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Tags: cockroaches (8), household (6), indoor pests (3), mice (7), pantry (5), pest (82), pest management (31), prevention (8), rats (10), termites (8), tree squirrel (6), UC IPM (217)

Rats and Mice: How to Manage Using Snap Traps

Roof rat on a kitchen sink. (Credit: N Quinn)

Trapping is the safest and most effective method for controlling rats and mice in and around homes,...

Posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 3:00 PM
Tags: house mouse (3), management (34), mice (7), Niamh Quinn (4), pest management (31), Quinn (12), rats (10), rodent (6), rodents (6), trapping (4), traps (7), UC IPM (217)

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....

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 (18), clothes moths (5), clutter (2), cockroaches (8), mice (7), pantry (5), pests (58), rats (10), rodents (6), sanitation (3), spiders (3), storage (2), UC IPM (217)

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...

Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 8:42 AM
Tags: backyard (2), baits (2), california (28), chickens (1), diseases (8), garden (31), home (3), house mouse (3), mice (7), poultry (1), rodenticide (5), rodents (6), roof rat (1), trapping (4), UC IPM (217), 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...

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Posted on Monday, May 16, 2016 at 10:26 PM
Tags: bed bugs (18), clothes moths (5), clutter (2), cockroaches (8), harbor (1), infestation (5), mice (7), pantry (5), pests (58), rats (10), UC IPM (217), world packrat day (1)

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