This time of year On The Spot Pest Control gets increased calls regarding mice in people’s home and businesses. Below are some mice facts for you to be aware of:
- Life Span of a mouse – is not long but mice are notorious breeders – Just one female mouse can average between 25 and 60 offspring within the year. If this is left untreated you will have a mouse infestation. The average lifespan of a mouse is 12 months outdoors, the numbers can increase to 2 to 3 years if they are living indoors.
- Breeding –It only take 19 to 21 days for a mouse to give birth to a litter – Each litter typical consists of 5 to 10 pups. Your average mice can give birth between 5 to 10 litters a year, She can mate immediately after birth. – This cycle continues until the mouse dies. The offspring then starts the same cycle.
- Nuisance– Mice can eat through your valuables and spread disease. – The result is a loss of your time and money.
We pride ourselves in the work we perform in the pest control industry.If you need assistance with this issue it will be our pleasure to service your home or business.