Droppings are scattered, dry and black, spindle-shaped or curved, approximately 10 mm long
Paw and tail tracks in dust
Grains have been hulled
Gnawed wood and electric cables
Lives in dry places, high up
Makes nests (never burrows) in insulating panels, walls, lofts, trees...
d’isolants, les murs, les greniers, les arbres...
Unlike mice, rats eat large quantities in a small number of different places.
We recommend that the following doses should be placed at a height, on cable ducts, beams and in false ceilings
- Paste: 4 to 6 sachets, approximately every 5 to 15 m*
- Blocks: 3 to 4 blocks, approximately every 5 to 15 m*
- Cereals: 100 g approximately every 4 to 6 m*
*depending on the level of infestation
ONE COUPLE OF RATS HAS AROUND
900 YOUNG IN ONE YEAR!
Weight: 140 to 250 g.
Length of head + body (excluding tail): 14 to 23 cm.
Tail is longer than the head and body (unlike sewer rats).
Rounded ears, quite big.
3 to 5 litters per year,
6 to 10 young per litter.
(less common and less prolific than sewer rats)
Likes dry places.
omnivorous but prefers grains, fruit and vegetables.