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Birds nest
2/28/2013 9:47:23 PM
A birds nest my dad saved whilst trimming the garden. Its thought to be a goldfinch.

AF boxes
2/27/2013 4:38:47 PM
27th February 2013

The size difference between the large AF rat box and the AF rat tunnel. Both are extremely useful boxes. The AF rat box is large enough to fit alot of bait in where as the AF tunnel is great for fitting behind vegetation (and is low in cost).



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rat internal door
2/26/2013 7:39:34 PM
26th Febuary 2013
Pest Control Wirral, Chester and Ellesmere Port
 

This photo shows a rat hole I found today. Its in a converted roof space. On the other side of the door it leads directly into the open roof space. This side of the door a small store area has been made (in this case for wheel chairs) and through another door (behind) a top floor bedroom/flat and the stairs.

A rat has gained access to the roof space and has chewed through both the door and the carpet to make a gap that is large enough for it to squeeze through.


The hole the rats have been using to gain entry into the roof space has now been sealed and a control program has been put in place to remove any rodents inside the building.

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Wharf Borer
2/25/2013 4:22:10 PM
25th Febuary 2013

A call out for beetles in a house. The customer was worried they were cockroaches. They are in fact adults of the wharf borer beetle, Nacerdes melanura, (Coleoptera: Oedermeridae) - the larvae feed on buried and sodden timber, which can include those associated with wharfs but also demolished building timbers.

It is likely that somewhere below the boards there are rotten timbers, though not necessarily associated with the build of the house. It is upto the tenant now to call her landlord to see what he will do. We can spray the house which will kill adult beetles but it won't be a permenant solution. The damp timber needs removing/replacing.



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Airbrick
2/24/2013 3:34:56 PM
24th Febuary 2013

Large vent holes in a houses airbricks have lead to an infestation in a customers house. Luckily she has acted quickly calling us. It will be relatively easy to control the mice as they are not established. These airbricks require a fine mesh going over them to prevent further problems. Once the mice are in under the floorboards they will usually set up home close to a food source. Normally the kitchen. 



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Inspection Camera
2/23/2013 4:06:45 PM
23rd Febuary 2013

An inspection camera is often required to work out how vermin are getting into a house. In this case rats have been in a customers house. He first realised he was infested 3 months ago and carried out his own baiting program. He was successful and killed the rats but now they are back in greater numbers. His house requires baiting again to remove the rodents and he also needs to have the rodent ingress point found to solve the problem permanently. An inspection camera is the only way to see over the edge of eaves and under decking.


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Burrow
2/22/2013 4:45:22 PM
22nd Febuary 2013
Pest Control Wirral, Chester and Ellesmere Port.
This picture is of an elaborate burrow system (Calhoun 1963).


Rat burrows are made up of multiple parts. These include the entrance, the tunnels, cavities and the nest. Burrows are often started by a pregnant female, where a single burrow and nest is created. After this tunnel is built others are made including bolt holes and food caches.

A study of what parts made up burrows was carried out. 44 burrows were studied. The average amounts are displayed below.
 
tunnel segments: 16
exits: 6.8
chambers: 4.5
adult rats: 5.5

Rats have complex social behaviour and either live in small colonies with a dominant male or when population densities are high males no longer defend female burrows. Instead, when a female comes into heat a group of males rushes her and mates with her sequentially, with little or no competition between themselves. Males may mate with multiple estrus females this way, and females mate with multiple males. This mating system is polygynandrous. At high densities, Norway rats are therefore despotic and polygynandrous.

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oats
2/21/2013 5:23:33 PM
21st Febuary 2013

Mouse damage on a box of oats. Mice will always choose cereal foods before any other food types in a shop. This is why most mouse bait is made using cereals.


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Starlings Avi
2/20/2013 7:50:04 PM
20th Febuary 2013
Pest Control Wirral, Chester and Ellesmere Port

This building has been successfully proofed against pigeons but not against starlings. Pigeons would use the ledges on the building both to perch and to nest. The bird net prevents both bird species getting into the corner but the bird wire over the window only prevents pigeons settling. Starlings are much lighter than pigeons so resting on thin wire is easy for them. All the same fouling from a few perching starlings is much much better than a colony of pigeons nesting. 

This building is popular with both species as it over looks a promenade where people will drop food or will even feed these pest birds.



Store rat
2/19/2013 10:50:38 PM
19th Febuary 2013
Pest Control Runcorn, Birkenhead and Wallasey.

A call out today for rodent activity in a store area of a shop. On entering the store area there was the over powering smell of dead rat. The store owner had been using his own poison. Even though he was having success in killing a few individuals he required professional help to rid him of the infestation.

The rat was quickly found and removed from under a chiller. A series of treatments will be carried out to remove the rats and to seal the premise against further intrusion.


 

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