Deer Mouse 

Deer Mouse

Other Names: Field Mouse, White-footed Mouse

The field mouse enjoys feasting on seeds, grains and fruit, often aggravating farmers when they infiltrate grain silos and storage bins.

These rodents are well-known carriers of the deadly Hantavirus, which has caused numerous deaths in the United States. As prolific breeders, they pose serious health risks for humans and pets.

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Control Options

Victor® has all the information you need to control deer mice. Discover the best mouse bait to use to keep the rodent from stealing the bait without setting off the trap. Stop feeding your mice; use our food suggestions for mouse bait that works. Set a better mouse trap with Victor's® rodent control options and our mouse bait suggestions.

Suggested Deer Mouse Baits

Do you have a mouse trap and need to know what the best mouse bait options are? Victor® Rodent Control recommends the following baits to attract Deer mice.

Mouse Bait - Peanut Butter - Rodent Control - Victorpest

  • Peanut butter
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Oatmeal
  • Nesting materials such as dental floss
  • Gumdrops
  • Chocolate
  • Crackers

Tying the bait to the trigger will prevent the rodent from licking or nibbling the bait and stealing without setting of the trap.

For baits that cannot be tied (e.g. peanut butter), it’s best to use small amounts.