All of us in our lives have encountered rats and mice at some point, whether it’s been: in the garden, at a pet shop, in a field or those of us unfortunate enough to have experienced them in their home or business will know all too well the risks they pose and the damage that can occur.
They both are prolific breeders a female common rat is sexually mature at 8-12 weeks and after a 21 day gestation period will give birth to litter 6-11, she can become pregnant again when her young are 3-4 weeks old, she may only live to year old but is capable of having several litters in that time.
A female mouse again sexually mature at 8-12 weeks and after a 17-20 day gestation period will give birth to a litter between 5-6 she can become pregnant again when her young are 3-4 weeks old, she may only live to year old as well but the rat is capable of having several litters in that time.
This puts it into the perspective that rats or mice in your home or business if left untreated can rapidly escalate into a huge infestation.
If you have food premises the environmental health can shut you down until the problem is brought under control or your canteen area will not be allowed to serve food.
All our clients at Apest Solutions have monitoring points both internally and externally in place where early detection means that problems are detected and promptly dealt with without major risk to their home or business.
We have range of solutions to vermin problems starting with control, exclusion then monitoring.