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Rodents (Mice/Rats)

Rodents are mammals of the order Rodentia, which are characterized by a single pair of continuously growing incisors in each of the upper and lower jaws. About 40% of all mammal species are rodents.


Type of common Rodents

  • Commonly found in both private homes and business property.
  • One pair of rodents can give rise to about 2,000 in one year.
  • A young mouse can enter a building through a gap 1cm square with ease.

They are omnivorous and use their sharp incisors to gnaw food, excavate burrows and defend themselves. Some species are considered serious pests, eating and spoiling food stored by humans.

Norway Rat

brown rat

Black rat

Roof Rat

Reproduction Process

The gestation period of a rodent is about 19-21 days. They give birth to a litter of 3-14 young. One female can have 5 to 10 litters per year. As a result, rodent can reproduce very quickly.

Potential risks they pose

  • Disease transmitters

    They spread many diseases. Including hantavirus, leptospirosis, lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCMV), Tularemia and Salmonella.

  • Property damage

    They gnaw into materials such as paper, books, wood, plastic, soft metals and wiring which may cause fire hazard.

  • Food contamination

    They eat food and contaminate it with urine and excrement.

Control Method

Rodenticide baiting at a strategic position, i.e along rodents runways.

Traps and Glue-boards and affected areas disinfected.

Sanitation and elimination of a hiding places.

Common Pests

Further information



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