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alternatives to pesticides - bugs/pests - mice

                                    mice

                        Average size (with tail):5” to 8”

Mice can transmit diseases, and damage food and food packaging. Some of the diseases mice can transmit are Murine typhus, Rickettsialpox, Tularemia, Hantavirus and the Bubonic plague.

Prevention
Clean-up - Keep yards free of clutter and debris, keep wood piles off the ground.
Seal Food - Keep pet and bird feed in sealed containers.
Seal and Screen - Caulk and screen where necessary.

Alternatives
Mashed potato powder or buds - Place instant mashed potato powder or buds in strategic places with a dish of water close by. After eating the powder or buds mice will need water. This causes fatal bloating.
Mouse Traps - Use traps according to label directions

 

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