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House rats and mice

by David E. Lantz

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mice,
  • Rats

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid E. Lantz
    SeriesFarmers" bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 896, Farmers" bulletin (United States. Department of Agriculture) -- no. 896.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25654566M
    OCLC/WorldCa14063132

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      Here are other fun and easy ways to avoid having mice in the house: 1) Own a cat, because the classic tale about the rats and cats have some truth in real life. Mice will not want to be near a potential predator. 2) Put cloth or cotton with peppermint oil in the corner of the house. This will create an aromatic scent in the entire house, but. The Authenzo Mouse Rat Trap is an efficient, reusable, and safe product for eliminating mice and trap has a spring-loaded mechanism that is triggered by a mouse placing weight on the pressure plate when retrieving bait from the trap.

    This list of fictional rodents is subsidiary to the list of fictional animals and covers all rodents, including beavers, mice, chipmunks, gophers, guinea pigs, marmots, prairie dogs, porcupines and squirrels, as well as extinct or prehistoric s, particularly rats and mice, feature in literature, myth and legend. The North American Salish people have an epic tale in which the. House Rats and Mice. Farmers' Bulletin By. D. Lantz. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Book Excerpt.


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