The House mouse found in and around buildings, like to feed on different foods from various locations and need very little water, in fact, they can get all the water they need from foods that have a moisture content of at least 15%.
Their droppings will be found along the paths that they take, and you may see evidence of gnawing (Damage to furniture, wires etc).
Mice will eat practically anything it can or needs, typically they will eat fruit, nuts, seeds, and grain. In the absence of water, mice can also obtain the water that their body needs from the food they eat.
They can be found under manholes in sewers, under flat roofs, basements, between wood, brick, even in gardens.
Weighing 14 - 20g
4 - 8 Litters per year
5 - 8 Young per litter
The gestation period of about 21 days
Maturity within 5- 6 weeks
The average life span of 5 - 12 months
Mouse droppings can cause diseases, remove them daily
Mice are sporadic eaters, so will eat small portions from different locations
Mice will enter your home for warth and shelter
Join the forum
Latest blog posts
What Mouse Droppings Look Like
Mouse droppings compared to rice grains
Mouse droppings compared to Rat droppings
Some Areas to Consider When Dealing with Mice
How small a hole can a mouse get through