Latin Name: Rattus norvegicus
They can reach lengths of 40 cm, and their tails alone may measure 21 cm
Color: Brown or gray in color
Fact, the Brown Rat is the larger of the rats in Britain often weighing over half a kilo and measuring about 23cm without counting the tail. It has a blunt muzzle small hair-covered ears and a tail that is shorter than its body. Rats have well-developed senses of smell taste and touch. They have an acute sense of hearing frequently using ultrasound to communicate.Each female may produce from 3 to 12 litters of between six and eight young in a year.Rats feed mostly at night and an average Rat will eat 50g of food a day.
Signs of Rats
Brown Rats live in any situation that provides food water and shelter. In homes, they will live in roof spaces wall cavities or under floorboards and in gardens, they will burrow into grassy banks or under sheds. Sign of Rats is normal gnawing or noise like running around the roof or ceiling, normal you will find dropping like like pear shapes either in the kitchen area or in the loft space. You maybe unlike to find dead rodents and the smell can be very bad. Always call the experts for a survey when dealing with Rats.
Get rid of Rats
Treatment is tailor man at MIDS Pest control because every treatment is different.
They may be a small issue and other maybe a major issues with Rats,
We will always help you to get rid of Rats and show you where you require proofing for rats
Proofing for Rats
After ever treatment with rats we always advise that your home or business is disinfected with a biocidal spray treatment and that the building is proofed to a level to stop the rodents from entering the building again.
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