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Rodent Control - Wild Mouse - Inspection - Rat - Mouse - Mole



To begin eliminating your rodent problems, start with a good inspection. Inspecting your home, shed or barn is important for determining which type of rodents are present: rats or mice. A good inspection provides three main valuable pieces of information:

  • Type of Infestation
  • Extent of Infestation
  • Location for Control Effort







Type of Infestation   |   Age of Droppings   |   Size of Infestation 


It may be a dirty job but a necessary first step for determining your types of rodent problems. Victor® can help you ID your problem.




Fecal pellets are the most commonly encountered sign in a rodent inspection and serve as primary evidence to confirm an infestation.  Even a small population of mice can produce literally thousands of droppings in a short period of time. Examining the droppings can serve as evidence of an infestation and may help you identify your type of infestation.




       House Mice

              •    Qty: 50 to 75 pellets daily
              •    Size: ¼ inch long
              •    Shape: Small with 1 or both ends pointed

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       Norway Rat

              •     Qty: 40 to 50 pellets daily
              •     Size: ¾ inch long
              •     Shape: Larger, rectangular with blunt ends
              •     Found in small groups

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       Roof Rats

              •    Qty: 40 to 50 pellets daily
              •    Size: ½ inch long
              •    Shape: Larger, curved, sausage shaped with pointed ends
              •    Found scattered

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Rodent 101 - Droppings - Rodent Dangers - Rodent Control - Mouse in Lab



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Fresh droppings are dark in color and soft in texture, but after three days they harden and lose the dark color. Age of droppings will tell you if your rodent problem is current.



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This one is pretty simple - the more droppings you have…the larger your infestation, which will help you determine your approach for rat control.




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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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