Please help! mouse problem!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Garjzla, Dec 4, 2014.

  1. Garjzla

    Garjzla Overrun With Chickens

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    I have mice in my house. I thought we were fine now but I saw one crawling on my birds cage tonight. It scared me to see some little rodent on my poor pets cage. How do you get rid of mice without spraying your house?
     
  2. kikithebird

    kikithebird Chillin' With My Peeps

    pepermint blocks rodents smell try it around entry and feeding places
     
  3. Garjzla

    Garjzla Overrun With Chickens

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    How do you use the peppermint blocks?
     
  4. jak2002003

    jak2002003 Overrun With Chickens

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    Tidy up and make sure there is no food the mice can eat.

    If they have no food they will go.

    Put you bird cage out of their reach.. and put something around the cage bottom so no bird food gets out onto the floor for them to eat.

    Put all feed, your birds, and your own.. in sealed plastic containers.. something they can't chew into. After a week or 2 they should have gone.

    Never leave any food for other animals laying about either.
     
  5. dan26552

    dan26552 True BYC Addict

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    You can also set rat traps so the only food they can get is in the trap
     
  6. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    We used sticky traps when we had mouse problems. don't use them if you have cats, dogs, toddlers, etc, that can get to them.
     
  7. Garjzla

    Garjzla Overrun With Chickens

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    We have lots of sticky traps but they never seen to get anything.
     
  8. kikithebird

    kikithebird Chillin' With My Peeps

    use peppermint leaves around entry and feeding places
     
  9. dawg53

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    Mice and rats LOVE Velveeta cheese. A few of these will take care of your mice problem:
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    dan26552 True BYC Addict

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