The rodents might have a cute fuzzy face but cause a lot of trouble. The rats and mice are something that causes a lot of anxiety to the property owners. Rodents can chew your furniture, carry diseases, or gnaw electrical wires. These creatures are always looking for warmth and a safer place that can offer food. So, any potential house or society could become a breeding place for mice. It can be a nightmare for a person dealing with this situation.
These rodents are known to be intelligent and notoriously hard to get rid of them. One of the first steps to tackle these pesky pests is to arm yourself with the right information. Effective rodent control is critical because small prey animals like mice and rats reproduce quickly. In this article, we will provide the correct information about the mouse life cycle. It can help to tackle the issue of rodents.
Mouse Life Cycle:
The tiny baby mice are roughly the quarter size, weighing as much as a sheet of paper. They are sometimes called “pinkies” due to the pink color of their hairless body.
The eyes and ears of the mice have opened after two weeks of age. They have some hairs on their body.
When do they leave the nest?
By three weeks, the mice can independently go out and search the food. The mice can eat anything such as dry foods, fresh or rotted food, other insects, and much more. The researchers found that they eat the same food their mother ate while pregnant.
By about six weeks of age, a mouse reaches its reproductive stage. Male mice attract a female mate by singing ultrasonic songs.
These rodents have incredible reproductive capabilities. Mice can reach sexual maturity at four to eight weeks of age. Mice have a lower gestation period of about three weeks and give birth to five to six babies.
After the first litter, the mice can become pregnant within twenty-five days. Female mice can be in heat and can be pregnant within 24-48 hours after giving birth to little rodents.
Average Life Span of Mouse:
As you can see, it does not take too much time to become many from one. But what is the standard life expectancy of mice?
The average life span of a mouse is about 5 to 6 months. The indoor rodents can survive in ideal conditions for about one year. A rodent has the breeding capacity until it dies. They can only have a successful reproduction during the spring, fall, and summer seasons as winters are too cold for them.
Single mice do not have a longer life span does not mean they will not create an infestation. Mice entering your property can turn it into a full-blown infestation. Contact professional pest control services who will inspect your home or business property from dangerous rodents such as mice or rats so that you can stay ahead of mice.
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