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Shrews Rodent Library - Identify Shrew Damage - Victor Shrew Control

SHREW


Other Names:  Water Shrew, Pygmy Shrew, Common Shrew

 

A shrew is about the same size as a mouse or a vole and can be recognized it by its long pointy nose and very sharp teeth.  Ounce for ounce, a shrew is the most voracious animal on the planet.  It hunts constantly, eating animals five times larger than itself. It will even go after birds at feeders and attack family pets.

 

 

Control Options

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Traps, rodenticides, repellents and prevention are all options for controlling rats.

 

Traps

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Small infestations of Shrews can be eliminated using expanded trigger mousetraps. 

 

Shrews are only occasional visitors in homes.  Indoors, traps can be placed along walls as would be done for the House Mouse. Outside, traps can be placed at the beginning of the runways a couple of inches from the burrows beneath natural cover.  Traps can also be placed directly in the runways in the turf.  For traps that are placed beneath cover, meat provides an enticing treat to Shrews.

 

You should never try to capture or touch a Shrew.  They are aggressive, high-tempered little animals with sharp teeth.  Some are even equipped with a toxin in their saliva. 

 

Extreme caution should be taken in any Shrew control methods.


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Prevention

 

Shrews can be kept out of buildings via good rodent proofing techniques.  Close mowing and brush removal will reduce the severity of Shrew infestations. Moles Rodent Library - Control Options - Victor Mole Control

 

To protect young trees during the winter, use a 12-inch tall fence made of hardware cloth buried 3 inches into the ground to create a Shrew barrier.

 

 

 

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Victor®, the industry leader in rodent control, offers a variety of innovative mouse control solutions such as electronic mouse traps, ultrasonic mouse repellents and rodenticides to help you with all your rodent control needs.

 

 
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