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Posts Tagged: rodents

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)

Rodenticides: Use, Issues, and Nontarget Exposure

Fig. 1 Roof rat. (Photo: Niamh Quinn)

[From the Winter 2017 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Rodenticides are essential tools in...

Posted on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 12:43 PM
Tags: anticoagulant (1), bait (4), house mouse (3), management (34), Quinn (12), rats (10), rodenticides (1), rodents (6), toxicants (1), 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)

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...

Posted on Friday, November 20, 2015 at 2:40 PM
Tags: ground squirrel (6), mice (7), moles (1), rats (10), rodents (6), tree squirrel (6), UC IPM (217), voles (1)

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