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NORWAY RAT

Description

  • Norway rats are 7"-9 1/2" in length.
  • The are gray to brown in color.
  • They have a blunt nose and small ears.
  • The tail when pulled over its head does not come to its nose.
  • They are common nuisance in larger cities and sewer systems.
  • They produce numerous droppings per day and constantly urinate creating a health issue.

Control

  • Sanitation is a leading factor in control of Norway Rats.
  • Remove all food sources for the rats.
  • Vacuum all droppings to remove pheromones.
  • Use snap traps to control rat populations.
  • The use of bait stations may be needed in heavier populations.
  • Exclusion is critical to prevent further rats from entering the structure.